Polymer Technology: University of Aalen Engineering and Business

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Master of Science
Polymer Technology: University of Aalen Engineering and Business, Department of Polymer Technology, Aalen University, Beethovenstra├če 1, D-73430, Aalen, 73430, Germany
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4 semesters
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International Relations Office, Aalen University, Beethovenstr. 1, D-73430 Aalen, Germany

+49 7361 2576-2258
+49 7361 2576-2270



About the programme

The Postgraduate course in Polymer Technology shows a clear focus on the requirements of the plastic industry. Find your springboard into a future-oriented field of global importance. The goal of the MSc Programme in Polymer Technology HTW Aalen is to provide a harmonious combination of polymer theory and practical training.

To be well prepared for a future in Plastic Technology you need a good knowledge basis about:

  • many materials, not only about plastics
  • asophisticated testing methods
  • design of moulds and parts in every conceivable field
  • Computer Aided Engineering, simulation technology
  • polymer processing

After four semester, including one semester of practical placement and one thesis semester, the final degree of Master of Science in Polymer Technology is awarded.

Course content:

  • Laboratory Polymer Processing
  • Polymer Testing
  • Polymer Material Science
  • Rheology of Polymers
  • Mould Design
  • Advanced Polymer Design
  • Advanced Polymer Technology
  • German
  • Scientific Project
  • Industrial Placement
  • Master Thesis
  • Quality management
  • Product and Market
  • Organisation of Manufacturing

Admission requirments

  • A BSc degree (or equivalent) of substantial quality and level.
  • An adequate Grade Point Average, including written confirmation by the last University that the GPA is above average.
    For applicants who are not English native speakers: a TOEFL-score above 550 is strongly recommended (or the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English - CAE). Applications from candidates with a score less than 550 will be decided upon individually. In any case, such candidates would need to take complementary English courses.
  • A GRE-Score of min. 500 points.

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