60 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: A core unit in which the candidate undertakes an extended research project in an area of polymer science or engineering under the guidance of a member of staff from the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering. The project usually takes place in laboratories at the University of Sheffield, but may also be carried out externally. A dissertation based on the project is submitted towards the end of the summer over which the project is undertaken.

Restrictions on availability: All students registered on MSc:Polymers for Advanced Technologies are required to undertake a 60 credit project (CHM6301).

Staff Contact: PICKUP BARRY
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Project work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Chemistry):

Departmental Home Page
Teaching timetable


The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

URLs used in these pages are subject to year-on-year change. For this reason we recommend that you do not bookmark these pages or set them as favourites.

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK