Polymeric Materials, 50 cr

Type of the study module

Advanced Studies


Mikko Kanerva, Jurkka Kuusipalo

Learning Outcomes

- S/he can evaluate the behavior of these materials based on the structure and relaxation of the material, as well as evaluate the interaction of these materials with their environment
- S/he will be able to work as an expert in the field of polymers.
- The student completing this module will obtain a good overall knowledge on a wide variety of polymers.
- The students can also apply the acquired knowledge in product development and process control considering also the economic and sustainability aspects.


Study block Credit points Mandatory/Advisable
Materials Engineering 25 cr Mandatory
Materials Technology, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies 25 cr Mandatory
Materials Technology, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies, NS/ENG 20 cr Mandatory


Compulsory courses

Course Credit points Class
MOL-12176 Laboratory Exercises in Materials Science 5 cr IV  
MOL-42106 Polymeric Materials 5 cr IV  
MOL-42166 Rheology 5 cr IV  
MOL-42196 Adhesion and Surface Modifications 5 cr IV  
MOL-42236 Advanced Composites 5 cr IV  
MOL-42257 Elastomers 5 cr IV  
MOL-42316 Processing of Thermoplastics 5 cr IV  
MOL-72106 Converting and Packaging Processes 5 cr V  
MOL-72136 Packaging Materials 5 cr V  
Total 45 cr  

Complementary Courses

Should be completed to the minimum study module extent of 50 ETCS

Course Credit points Class
KEB-64256 IR Spectroscopy 2 cr V  
KEB-64300 Differentiaalinen pyyhkäisykalorimetria 2 cr V  
MOL-32307 Materials Performance 5 cr IV  
MOL-32366 Advanced Materials Characterization 5 cr IV  
MOL-92236 Special Treatise on Materials Science 1-8 cr IV  

Additional information

Primary responsible person: Mikko Kanerva

Updated by: Väisänen Outi, 11.01.2019