Queen Mary - University of London

School of Engineering and Materials Science

Polymer Science and Nanotechnology



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

If you have a materials or engineering background and want to develop your knowledge of the polymer materials sector, this programme is for you. This is a specialist materials programme with a variety of relevant and current industrial applications including: liquid polymer actuators used in the touch screens; polyester fabrics with industrial properties; and, lightweight and flexible polymers for disposable devices. This course capitalises on research strengths within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, particularly within the area of polymers and composites. The course focuses on polymers and polymer composites and concludes with an independent research project related to these areas. This programme will: Prepare you for independent research while also increasing your knowledge of the structure and behaviours of different polymer materials. Teach you how to decide what materials are the most suitable for the design different products, depending on the environmental impact that results. Teach you about the various different types of materials processes that are currently used, as well as the techniques that are still being developed. Allow you to pursue a wide range of independent projects in areas where current research is being undertaken by the department.



International Student Requirements:

International applicants Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. You can find details on our English language entry requirements page. If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office. If you are unable to find the information you require, please contact the Admissions Office for assistance.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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