Polymers and Composites
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Rank: 28 (The Complete University Guide)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Fully accredited by the IoM3, graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).Polymers and polymer composites are increasingly important in our everyday life and can be found all around us. Recent advances include biodegradable plastics, 3D printing, plastic electronics, high-performance aerospace applications and many more.Bringing together expertise from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Department of Chemistry, and further supported by the Polymer Centre, the UK's largest single-university academic network in the field of polymers, this course will provide you with a thorough understanding of advanced topics on polymer and composite science and engineering. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.
A good honours degree in materials, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject. Some background in polymers or composites is desired. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Sheffield.
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