12 months
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26200 GBP/year
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On this specialist course in Polymers for Advanced Technologies from University of Sheffield, you'll learn how polymers are made and behave, how important polymer-based products are developed and how to use cutting-edge techniques to create new advanced materials. 

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Overview

This Polymers for Advanced Technologies course at University of Sheffield is excellent preparation for a career in industry or continued academic studies at the forefront of polymer science.

Key Features 

  • Laboratory training covers a range of polymer synthesis methods and analytical techniques including size-exclusion chromatography, viscosity analysis, and IR and NMR spectroscopy.   
  • Other modules highlight how polymer chemistry overlaps with other areas of science, by focusing on concepts from physics that explain polymers’ unique physical properties, and engineering principles to look at the effects that polymer microstructures have on polymer performance.

Accreditation

  • Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Polymer Chemistry
  • The Physics of Polymers
  • Biopolymers and Biomaterials 
  • Polymer Characterisation and Analysis
  • Research and Presentation Skills and Polymer Laboratory Skills
  • Extended Research Project.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree or relevant experience in chemistry, chemical physics, chemical engineering, materials or a related subject. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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