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Master of Science in Polymer Engineering

Master of Science in Polymer Engineering (Download Program Details)

Program Objectives:

The objectives of the program can be summarized as follows:

  • Prepare Saudi engineers to advance and meet the work requirements of the polymers industry sector.
  • Encourage the scientific research in the professional field of polymers engineering and its applications. 
  • Co-operation with polymer industry to improve manufacturing practice.

 Admission Requirements:

  • The admission requirements enumerated in the unified bylaws organizing the graduate studies in Saudi universities.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (Bachelor’s degree in other related subject can be accepted as well).

 Degree Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a 24 credit hours of graduate courses distributed as follows:
    • Fifteen (15) credit hours from core courses.
    • Nine (9) credit hours from elective courses.
  • Completion and successful defense of a master thesis.  The student is allowed to register for the thesis after completion of 12 credit hours.

Program Structure:

Number & Type of Courses

Credit Hours

5  Core Courses


3  Elective Courses






Core Courses:

Course  Code


Course title

CHE 545


Advanced Transport Phenomena 1

CHE 561


Fundamentals of Polymer Engineering

CHE 562


Polymer Reaction Engineering

CHE 563


Polymer Properties and Rheology

CHE 564


Polymer Processing

Elective Courses:

Course Code


Course title

CHE 544


Advanced Reaction Engineering

CHE 565


Polymer Characterization and Synthesis Laboratory

CHE 566


Polymers Degradation

CHE 567



CHE 568


Polymer Surfaces and Adsorption

CHE 569


Advanced Topics in Polymer Engineering

CHE 570


Modeling and Simulation in Polymer Synthesis & Processing

CHE 571


Non Newtonian Flow and Heat Transfer in Polymers

MATH 506


Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

CHEM 581


Polymer Solutions


Last updated on : January 12, 2023 4:18am