PhD/MPhil Polymers and Composites / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
- PhD 3 Years FT; MPhil 1 Year FT
- Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirements for a Doctorate level programme is an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).
- How to apply
- Apply online
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Our polymers and composites research focuses on developing advanced polymers and multi-functional composites for a variety of applications. Research activities in this area include bio-inspired morphing composites, 3D printing polymers, self-healing polymers, stimulus responsive polymers, microgels, hydrogels, and fluorescent gels. Find out more about this research area on our website .
A research degree from the Department and the University is held in the highest esteem and recognised worldwide. Many of our graduates work in the most prestigious institutions and organisations throughout the world, and much of the Department's research has a significant impact on society and commerce.
The Department provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level. There are flexible study packages available, as well as an extensive range of PhD studentships and University funding packages . Many of our research students are sponsored by a variety of department, university and industry resources. Please contact us to find out more.
Our Open Days provide a great opportunity to take a look at the Department, discover more about our courses and research, and find out what Manchester has to offer you.
International students - if you are based overseas and can't make our Open Days, please visit the international section of our website to see if a member of our International Team will be visiting your country soon.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,327
International students (per annum): Standard £23,000, Low £24,000, High £26,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,163
International students (per annum): Standard £11,500, Low £12,000, High £13,000
- Department of Materials
- Contact name
- Lizzy Jefferies
Our internationally-renowned expertise across the School of Natural Sciences informs research led teaching with strong collaboration across disciplines, unlocking new and exciting fields and translating science into reality. Our multidisciplinary learning and research activities advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society, inspiring students to promote positive change through educating future leaders in the true fundamentals of science. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .
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