Polymer and Color Chemistry

University of Leeds (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)

The University of Leeds is also one of the oldest institutions in England, having its origins in the Yorkshire College of Science and Leeds Medical School of 1874. Leeds, the third largest city in the United Kingdom, is situated on the banks of the River Aire in northern England, within easy reach of the natural beauties of the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors, and the Pennines. Leeds is the historic hub for the country’s manufacturing industry and textile trade as well as the cultural, sporting and shopping center for much of the Airedale region. The central location of the city in West Yorkshire provides easy access to the rest of Great Britain; London is only 2 ½ hours away and Edinburgh 3 hours by train!  

Sample Semester:

  • Introduction to Microbiology (MB 351)
  • Characteristics and Analysis of Polymers and Colorants (PCC 462)
  • Foundation of Colour Science (PCC 350)
  • Patterns and Culture (GEP)
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University of Manchester (Manchester, England)

Geographically, historically, and culturally, the University of Manchester is at the heart of this exciting city! It is a close walk from the city center and all of its attractions. About 40,000 students attend the university, which makes it possible to offer a wide range of interdisciplinary research areas. Manchester offers the Leadership and Service Pathway for study abroad and exchange students. In addition to their academic program, students can undertake a volunteer placement with local community groups, enabling them to engage with British life, society and culture. The culture, food, music, entertainment, shopping, and sports make Manchester an exciting place for Wilson College students to live and learn abroad!   

Sample Semester:

  • Chemistry of Biomolecules (PCC elective)
  • Coloration and Polymer Technology (PCC elective)
  • Key Concepts in Humanitarian Response (GEP)
  • Key Issues in Contemporary Medicine (GEP)
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