MSc (Polymer Engineering) - MIN

OVERVIEW

Research in polymer engineering is focused in:

  • Development of new materials such as new thermoplastic elastomer materials based on natural rubber, bioactive composite materials, degradable plastics and production of new compatibIliser or coupling agent with the utilisation of the nation's diverse natural resources.
  • Preparation and characterisation of nano and natural filler-polymer composites such as development of cost effective modified polymer composites via incorporation of multi-component filler and high performance lignocelluloses/mineral fillers.
  • Polymer synthesis of new polymers, such as polysiloxane, water-soluble polymer, conducting polymer etc.
  • Various aspects of polymer processing and new technologies for recycling of various rubber and plastic waste.


Research Thrust Areas:

Polymer Engineering

  • Plastics
  • Rubber and Latex
  • Polymer Alloy and Blends
  • Polymer Composites
  • Polymer Waste Management
  • Biopolymers
  • Polymer Synthesis


Expertise available in the following School:
School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering
http://material.eng.usm.my/v4

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • The applicants native language is English or National language
  • Applicant graduated from institutions of higher learning which use English Language as the medium of instruction.
  • English courses offered by British Council.
  • Passed USM's Intensive English Course Level IV with minimum gred B.
  • English courses offered by selected Public / Private Universities.

DURATION

  • Full-time : Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters /Max 12 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,700.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 750.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,085.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 750.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00

 

International (USD)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,388.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 250.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,238.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 250.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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