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MSc by Research Polymers and Composites / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Science (Research)
Duration
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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Programme description

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 School 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 School's research has a significant impact on society and commerce.

The School provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level.

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc by Research (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,327
    International students (per annum): Standard £23,000, Low £24,000, High £26,000

Contact details

Academic department
School of Materials
Contact name
Lizzy Jefferies
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/materials
Academic department overview
See: About Us

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