MSc by Research Polymers and Composites / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science (Research)
- 12 Months. [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement for this programme is a Lower Second Class UK Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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The MSc by Research degree comprises three taught 15-credit units, to be determined in collaboration with your supervisor based on your previous academic background and the proposed research project, and a substantial 135-credit research project.
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 at https://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk/research/themes/polymers-and-composites/ .
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.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
MSc by Research (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
International students (per annum): Standard £24,000, Low £25,000, High £27,000
MSc by Research (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
International students (per annum): Standard £12,000, Low £12,500, High £13,500
- 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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