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MSc in Analytical Polymer Science

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Why Analytical Polymer Science?

The MSc in Analytical and Polymer Science is a unique course combining Warwick’s world leading expertise in these two complimentary areas. The fundamentals of polymer synthesis and properties will be introduced, but then special focus is placed on modern instrumentation and analytical methods. This MSc is ideal for those looking to undertake a PhD or follow a career in analytical sciences, with the option to take additional modules from our portfolio of courses.

Course Structure

The course spans 1 year, with the first 20 weeks being lecture-based, providing you with a diverse toolbox in analytical polymer science to complete a successful 20-week research project.

Terms 1 and 2 (20 weeks):

  • Frontier Instrumental Techniques for Molecular Analytical Science
  • Chromatography and separation science
  • Principles and Techniques in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Polymer Processing and Nanocomposites
  • Transferrable Skills
  • Fundamentals of Polymerization

Choose one of the following:

  • Polymer Group Research Project
  • Team Research Project: Real World Analysis

Plus 2 elective modules from:

  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Electrochemistry and Sensors
  • Magnetic Resonsance
  • Advanced Colloidal Materials
  • Polymers in the Real World

Research Project (20 weeks):
Undertake a project in our world-leading research groups either for one 20-week project

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Email: chem-pgt at warwick dot ac dot uk

Phone: +44 (0) 24 765 24621

Skype: chempgtwarwick

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Essential Information

Full time: 1 year
Part-time: 2 years

Entry Requirements:
Lower second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, or a related subject

English Language:

Location of Study: Primarily at the University of Warwick but may include a placement at another location.

Course Fees:

Full time:
Home/EU: £9,010 per year
Overseas: £25,870

Part time:
Home/EU: £4,505 per year
Overseas: £12,935

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Application Information

This information is applicable for 2019 entry.