To enable students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical, environmental, biomedical and chemical fields. This is achieved by providing them with a thorough grounding in all aspects of separation science and mass spectrometry together with a three month internship in the field of their choice.
Applicants for the degree programme should possess a first or second class degree (or equivalent) in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy or a related discipline.
MSc Analytical Science for Industry
- Opportunity for three-month internship with industrial sponsor, gives headstart into industry.
- Close links and regular speakers from industrial sponsors and international companies give students insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.
- Hands-on component, that includes problem solving, represents a significant portion of this programme.
This programme provides a firm theoretical and practical training in specialist skills, and the opportunity to carry out an in-depth laboratory-based research project.
I. Principles of Analytical Techniques, Numerical Methods & Regulatory Affairs.
II. Advanced Separation Science.
III. Mass Spectrometry and Hyphenated Techniques.
IV. New and Emerging Technologies.
V. Research Project.
Programme format and assessment
The assessment of each taught module (Modules I to IV) comprises a written examination paper and coursework (practical reports, essays, monographs). On completion of each module, the appropriate three hour examination is taken in either January or May. Module V (Research Project) is judged on the basis of a thesis presented in mid-August. The final examination takes place on a day in mid-September.