University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Polymer Science and Engineering

The course is closely integrated and encompasses the research of several members of academic staff, both individually and in collaboration; the research is built around fundamental studies of structure-property relationships for polymer materials of current and future importance; active areas of polymer research include: Biopolymers; coatings and films; composites; deformation micromechanics; fibres; multiphase polymers; polymer colloids; polymerisation; polymer processing; responsive polymers.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: MPhil/MSc by research: a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent in a science or engineering subject; PhD: a 2.1 Honours or equivalent 1st degree in a science or engineering subject; IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,400 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,828 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,400 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,828 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,828 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,828 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,400 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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