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Plastics Engineering Fundamentals, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Plastics Engineering Fundamentals at University of Massachusetts Lowell is designed to provide engineering professionals - such as mechanical engineers involved in the manufacturing or design of plastic parts - with the plastics background they generally do not receive as part of their undergraduate education. 

Learning outcomes

This four-course online certificate program provides students with the fundamental concepts associated with plastics materials, processing and design.

All of the courses in this certificate program may be applied towards any of the graduate degree programs offered through UMass Lowell's Department of Plastics Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Plastics Materials
  • Advanced Plastics Processing
  • Mechanical Behaviors of Polymers
  • Polymer Structure, Properties & Applications
  • Plastics Product Design
  • Advanced Mold Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • UMass Lowell Graduate Certificate Programs provide knowledge and expertise that are vital in today's rapidly changing workplace.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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