As part of a broad, comprehensive program offered in polymer engineering at the JKU, the Master’s degree program 'Polymer Technologies and Science (PTS)' provides students with an advanced, science-based curriculum that covers key areas in polymer product manufacturing. The program expands on the material covered in the undergraduate degree program Polymer Engineering (Kunststofftechnik) at the JKU. Students can take advantage of flexible options to specialize in a variety of areas such as materials science, polymer processing, or polymer product design in combination with experimental techniques, modeling and simulation. Graduates can pursue careers ranging in research and development to production, marketing, and to executive management positions.
Master's Degree in Polymer Technologies and Science (PTS)
DI (equivalent to an MSc)
English (level B2)
The Master’s degree program "Polymer Technologies and Science" aims at conveying the following competencies and skills:
Graduates of the PTS program are highly sought-after specialists who can pursue a variety of professions at industrial companies, businesses, and other institutions:
Polymer-based products and technologies are vital to the economy and their innovative potential is limitless. Graduates of the Master's degree program in Polymer Technologies and Science are uniquely and highly qualified to:
After successful completion of the Master's degree program, you can earn an advanced degree at the JKU:
On average, graduates in this field find a job 1 month after completing the program. After 3 years on the job, their average monthly gross salary is € 4.087.
Professor Lang explains just how things at LIT are, what you need to bring to the table to study polymer engineering technologies, what research and teaching mean to him, and just what opportunties you have here.
As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas:
|SEMESTER||S 1||S 2||S 3||S 4|
|Polymeric Materials and Testing||4.5||8.3||4||-|
|Polymer Product Engineering||6||9||1.5||-|
Final Master's Examination
|ECTS Credits (Total: 120)||30||30,3||29,7||30|
Contact the Admissions Office or see the curriculum for detailed information about the admission requirements.