Additive Manufacturing in Polymeric Materials, 5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 20 March 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-64011 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 17 December 2021 – 17 January 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits in science/engineering including Polymer Technology. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


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: SEK 12,083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083

About the course

Various techniques for additive manufacturing of polymers including extrusion, photopolymerisation, powder bed fusion, material jetting as well as binder jetting and their uses and limitations. Normal workflows for using the manufacturing techniques are demonstrated and practiced. Methods for characterising manufactured components. Differences between additive manufacturing techniques and conventional techniques like injection moulding and moulding are discussed.

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen1

Box 35, 751 03 UPPSALA