All qualified applicants will be admitted.
Please contact the department.
60 credits in materials science and/or materials chemistry, or 60 credits in mechanical engineering together with 10 credits in materials science and/or materials chemistry.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester:
Tuition fee, total:
About the course
The course gives an introduction to polymers and polymeric materials, and focusses on general polymer chemistry, properties of polymers, common polymeric materials, and methods for polymerisation and analysis of polymeric materials. The connection between structure and properties, processing of polymer materials, degradation and stabilisation of polymers, and environmental aspects of polymer materials are also included.