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Polymers, Colorants and Fine Chemicals MSc

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

You will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a career in a range of industries, including cosmetics, biomaterials, surface coatings and graphic arts. As well as learning crucial research techniques, you’ll become proficient in the theory, application and analysis of polymers, fine chemicals and colorants.

You will be introduced to a breadth of practical research and high-level academic skills in planning, experimentation and processes in synthesis and characterisation aspects. Optional modules will give you the chance to build up specialist knowledge in areas that align with your interests and career aspirations.

Alongside this, you will develop a range of key skills in problem solving, information technology and communication. On graduation, you’ll be prepared to either pursue a career in your chosen industry, or to continue your research as an academic.

Course highlights

Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research in areas such as chemical biology and medicinal chemistry.

During your studies, you will access specialist facilities and laboratories.

You will complete an individual extended research project, which is typically carried out within a research group and may also include external industrial involvement.

Learning and teaching

Teaching methods involve a combination of lectures, tutorials, case studies, workshops and contact with relevant industries. The final stage of study is an individual extended research project which is typically carried out within a research group and may also include external industrial involvement.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

Assessment is based on course work, research project performance and written exams which take place at the end of the semester in which the module is taught.

Application deadline

10 September 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 24,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

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