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Analytical Chemistry (Part-Time)

Birkbeck, University of London

24 months
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5340 GBP/year
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The Analytical Chemistry (Part-Time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London offers the opportunity to complete a research project in our research laboratories, with constant contact between staff and students which creates opportunities for you to comment on, and take responsibility for, the direction of your studies.

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Overview

Alternatively you may complete the project at your place of work if appropriate.

This Analytical Chemistry (Part-Time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London will develop your knowledge and understanding of key areas of analytical science and its practical applications, advance your understanding of recent advances in the field and equip you with the skills to formulate a research or method development plan and carry out the appropriate literature and data searches. You will also learn how to carry out chemical manipulations, operate advanced analytical equipment and work safely and efficiently in a laboratory.

Highlights

  • You can register for the Postgraduate Diploma and progress to the MSc by completing the requisite modules.
  • Chemistry is taught in the School of Science, which offers state-of-the-art instrumental and computing facilities, and the possibility of collaborating with industry.
  • The School also provides a seminar programme and skills training across disciplines.
  • In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), in a joint submission with UCL, Biological Sciences at Birkbeck were ranked 11th in the UK, with a research environment supporting world-leading and internationally excellent research. 

Career and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in the health sector, toxicology, pharmaceuticals, academia and manufacturing. Possible professions include analytical chemist, research scientist (physical sciences), or scientific laboratory technician. This degree can also be useful in becoming a forensic scientist, chemical engineer, or pharmacologist.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Analysis of Solids and Surfaces, Electroanalysis and Sensors
  • Fundamental Concepts of Analytical Science and Instrumentation plus Research Skills
  • NMR Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry
  • Optical Spectroscopy and Atomic Spectrometry
  • Separation Science
  • Statistics and Data Quality

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process. 

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a scientific subject.

  • Less-qualified students may be accepted, if they have appropriate work experience.
  • Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5340 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5340 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3320 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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