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¿Qué aprenderé?

Polymer science and technology is a fast moving field that has had a major impact on the way we live. It allows us to develop ever more sophisticated materials to suit the needs of society and the planet. This programme is designed to give you a broad understanding of polymer science and technology with a focus on the underlying properties of polymers in relation to their utilization in industrial applications. The programme covers the latest science and technology of plastics, rubbers and composites including aspects of nanotechnology and biomaterials. Core study areas include polymer synthesis, polymer processing, polymer additive, blend and theology, polymer physics and properties, polymer characterization and a project dissertation. The optional study areas include surface and foam technology and rubber and latex technology. In order to meet the manpower and R&D demand of the industry, the Department of Bioprocess and Polymer Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia offers Master of Science in Polymer Technology (mixed mode).


To produce graduates who are capable of conducting systematic research, conducting lifelong learning and contribute towards knowledge and wealth creation.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

PEO1 – Graduate becomes the expertise in polymer technology discipline and contributes to national development.

PEO2 – Graduate become creative, innovative and adaptable technology specialist as leaders or team members in their organization and society.

PEO3 – Graduate contributes toward the environmental well-being and sustainable development.

Career opportunities

Graduate from this programme is able to start their careers with many industrial sectors including plastics, rubber, chemical and additives industries as well as packaging. Possible roles include technical and project management, R&D, technical support to manufacturing as well as sales and marketing. Many of our master’s degree students continue their studies with us, joining our PhD students engaged in materials projects of real-world significance.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Engineering

Opciones de estudio


Costos de estudio
Tuition fees: RM 27,175 for the entire course
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Septiembre 2022


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Level 1, Block S19,



81310, Malaysia

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must have a bachelor degree with good honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor degree and experience in the related field recognized by the senate. English Language Requirements: IELTS ? Band 6.0; TOEFL ? 550; TOEFL (IBT) ? 79ELS CIEP LEVEL 108 & 109.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Candidate must hold a Bachelor Degree in chemistry, physics, biology, technology or engineering with CGPA of at least 3.0/4.0 or equivalent from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate. In the case where CGPA is less than 3.0, a minimum of 1 year working experience is needed.

Candidate with other Bachelor of Science Degree from Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate with CGPA of 3.0/4.0 must have at least 3 years of minimum working experience in the relevant field and must pass 1 prerequisite course that will be determined by the Faculty.

Applicant must fulfill one of the options below:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum scores of 550 or TOEFL IBT 79

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum scores of 6.0

ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP): Completion of ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 107 or higher

Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR): The minimum scale of B2


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