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Professional studies

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Type of course


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Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

To give knowledge of the spectrum of different materials and to be aware of the possibilities for manufacturing a big variety of products using polymer materials

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able
-to define the material for well known polymer products
-to evaluate products for their material requirements
-search and evaluate information on materials and their product applications

Course contents

-chemical and physical properties of polymers
-comparison between different material applications

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer Chemistry

Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

All material will be distributed in class.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 38 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Makkonen-Craig Stewart


Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Week themes, follow itslearning regularly

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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