M.Sc. On Campus

Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry

University College Cork

12 months
22600 EUR/year
7630 EUR/year
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The MSc in Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry is a one year course from University College Cork designed to provide advanced knowledge and hands-on training in modern analytical instrumental techniques.


MSc at Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry degree courses at University College Cork are provided in three key areas of Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Analytical Chemistry and in Pharmaceutical Analysis

On completion of this MSc course, you will be able to:

  • identify, formulate, analyse and solve problems in the analysis of chemical compounds

  • outline fundamental and applied aspects of chemical analysis

  • design and carry out a method of pharmaceutical and chemical analysis, including instrumental analysis

  • prepare written laboratory reports that provide a description of the experiment, explain the experiment and reasoning clearly, and provide an appropriate conclusion

  • communicate effectively with the chemistry, environmental and pharmaceutical communities

  • carry out research and method development in chemical, pharmaceutical and environmental analysis

  • prepare a written research report in the form of a dissertation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Analytical Techniques, Chemical Data Analysis and GLP 
  • Separation Science, Sensors and Process Analytical Technology
  • Materials, Pharmaceutical and Bio-analysis 
  • Practice of Analytical Chemistry 
  • Industry Led Workshops 
  • Taught Postgraduate Transferable Skills Development 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The number of places is limited and selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in his/her primary degree. 
  • Graduates with equivalent qualifications in related areas of science and technology, or with proven and relevant industrial experience can be considered for places following interview and assessment. 
  • Candidates must be approved by the Professor of Analytical Chemistry and/or the Co-ordinator of the MSc Programme, and by the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science. 
  • Bridging courses may be assigned as a pre-requisite depending on the background of the individual candidate.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7630 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7630 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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