MSc / PGDip / PGCert - Analytical Chemistry

Loughborough University    Chemistry

Full time & Part time October MSc, PGCert, PGDip 1 year full-time; Part-time 2-5 years Award winner
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Embark on a rewarding journey with our MSc Analytical Chemistry programme at Loughborough University. Delve into the world of chemical analysis with a curriculum designed to equip you with essential skills for various industries, from pharmaceuticals to environmental analysis. The programme offers a diverse range of modules covering cutting-edge analytical techniques, alongside the opportunity to explore medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry. Engage in hands-on learning with access to state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation, including NMR spectrometers, mass spectrometers, and chromatographs. What sets us apart is our industry-focused research project, tailored optional modules in pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry, and a supportive learning environment. Join a global cohort of students and kickstart your career in drug development, forensic analysis, or research. To qualify, a 2:2 honours degree in relevant fields is required, ensuring a solid foundation in Chemistry. Elevate your analytical skills and shape your future with our Analytical Chemistry programme.

About the course

Our MSc Analytical Chemistry is designed to provide comprehensive training in the subject and its implementation in a variety of fields, including biomedical, pharmaceutical, food and environmental analysis.

Analytical chemists assess the chemical structure and nature of substances using a range of techniques, such as electro-chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, and spectroscopy; skills which are needed for a variety of purposes including drug development, forensic analysis and toxicology. They are employed by a variety of public and private sector organisations and can specialise in areas such as toxicology, pharmaceuticals, quality control or forensics.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chinese Medicine, Drug Analysis, Industrial Chemistry, Natural Sciences (providing enough Chemistry), Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Toxicology. Other relevant backgrounds will be accepted providing there is sufficient Chemistry.

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I chose to study this master's because of the module content and the Department's and University’s reputation for analytical science in the UK.

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