Track, Polymer Technology (POTE)
The programme provides a solid base in the chemistry and physics of organic materials, as well as their connection to real-life applications. A broad range of courses and specializations allows students to customize their own degree profile enabling the focus on individual areas of interest. Students will learn of design, synthesis, characterization, production and development of polymeric materials throughout the duration of the degree programme. The material groups includes plastics, rubber, composites, paper, wood and other biological materials; students will be able to handle questions pertaining to the choice of raw materials (renewable versus fossil), and the choice of production processes, material combinations and manufacturing methods to achieve the desired characteristics in the finished product. Great emphasis is placed on environmental issues, such as environmentally-friendly material production and development of sustainable materials.
The language of instruction is English. Upon graduation, students will be awarded a degree from each of the two universities they attended, thus receiving a double degree.
The student should apply via www.universityadmissions.se and clearly inform in which university he/she will study the first and the second year; Aalto University in Finland, Chalmers, KTH, Norwegian University of Science and Technology or Technical University of Denmark.