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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

15

3  Elective Courses

9

Thesis

-

Total

24

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

 

Micromechanics

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