As well as learning crucial research techniques, you’ll become proficient in the theory, application and analysis of polymers, fine chemicals and colorants.
By taking the Polymers, Colorants and Fine Chemicals degree course from University of Leeds you will be introduced to a breadth of practical research and high-level academic skills in planning, experimentation and processes in synthesis and characterisation aspects. Optional modules will give you the chance to build up specialist knowledge in areas that align with your interests and career aspirations.
Alongside this, you will develop a range of key skills in problem solving, information technology and communication. On graduation, you’ll be prepared to either pursue a career in your chosen industry, or to continue your research as an academic.
There is a range of employment opportunities in areas such as fine chemicals manufacture (e.g. colorants, cosmetics, food additives, healthcare products etc.), polymers and polymeric additives (e.g. high performance plastics, biopolymers, medical implants, drugs), colour applications (e.g. textile dyeing and printing, inks and coatings), with companies such as:
- Procter & Gamble
- Abbott Laboratory
- Sun Chemical
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Extended Research Project for Chemistry-based MSc courses
- Advanced Colour Science
- Synthesis and Application of Polymers
- Colour Application Technology
- Practical Skills and Instrumental Analysis
- Metals and Alloys
- Ceramics, Polymers and Composites
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering Chemistry View 125 other Masters in Materials Science & Engineering in United Kingdom
A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science or a related subject.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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