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About Analytical Chemistry
Masters degrees in Analytical Chemistry equip postgraduates with the instrumental techniques and analytical methods used to separate, identify and quantify matter.
Taught MSc courses are typical for this field, though research oriented MRes and MPhil programmes may also be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Chemistry.
Training is provided in a range of ‘classical’ and instrumental methods used in professional practice for a variety of contexts. These include processes such as precipitation, extraction and distillation, as well as chromatography and experimental design.
You will use these techniques to undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis of a range of materials and chemicals to better understand these processes in the context of industry. Applicable fields include medicine, pharmaceuticals, engineering and environmental analysis, meaning you can specialise your studies in any number of areas.
Careers in this field are highly varied, with roles ranging from lab-based work within research institutes and medical centres, to forensics and archaeological practices such as paleobiology. Other roles may include positions within regulatory authorities, manufacturing management, or even further research at PhD level.
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Our one-year course combines the opportunity to take modules from a wide range of cutting-edge fields in chemistry with sessions on practical, technical skills, scientific writing, communication and presentation, and a three month summer project.
The programme focuses on specialised modern analytical methodology. The range of industries or institutes where these skills are in demand includes the pharmaceutical industry, environmental institutions, research institutes and also the oil & gas industry.
Analytical chemistry underpins many important commercial enterprises from jet engine development to food production, and is also applied to many other academic disciplines such as Earth sciences, medicine, archaeology, pharmacy and forensics.
Our Analytical Chemistry MSc programme is designed to provide comprehensive training in analytical chemistry and its implementation in a variety of fields including biomedical, pharmaceutical, food and environmental analysis.
MSc degree courses are provided in three key areas of Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Analytical Chemistry and in Pharmaceutical Analysis.
Advance your knowledge of analytical chemistry, your practical skills and professional and organisation skills on this course. You learn the fundamentals of analytical chemistry and how it is applied to pharmaceutical, environmental and materials analyses.
Our programme is structured around a solid core comprising of three main analytical techniques – mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction – each containing common themes (data collection, analysis and management).
The MSc Analytical Chemistry programme provides a postgraduate qualification in Analytical Chemistry for science graduates who have limited experience of analytical chemistry at the undergraduate level.
This 12 month course provides recent graduates with training via a combination of taught advanced level modules and by means of individual research projects chosen to give a range of hands-on experience in advanced analytical techniques (including AAS, NMR, GC and HPLC) and scientific skills applicable for analytical chemistry research.
Our Chemistry degree is a highly versatile course allowing you to direct your studies to specialised areas of chemistry. The course places strong emphasis on practical chemistry and focuses on current topics in chemistry research.
Our postgraduate programmes are specifically designed to enhance your career prospects and research expertise. Students will benefit from our broad range of industrial partners and internationally leading research expertise, and will get the opportunity to work within our research groups.
Specialise in an area of Chemistry that will help you achieve your career goals and enhance your education with a taught masters degree from a world leading University.
Swansea University Medical School is one of the UK’s Top 3 Medical Schools (Guardian University Guide 2019 and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019). With state-of-the-art facilities and an enviable quality of life, it is the perfect place to begin, or further, your education in Medicine or the Life Sciences.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000