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Analytical Chemistry

Birkbeck, University of London

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15200 GBP/year
9450 GBP/year
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About

This modular Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry at Birkbeck, University of London delivers comprehensive training in analytical chemistry, with a specialist module in clinical analysis.

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Overview

The Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry 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. Alternatively the project may be completed at your place of work if appropriate.

This course 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

  • 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. 

Careers 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.

Accreditation

Recognised by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Solids and Surfaces, Electroanalysis and Sensors
  • Analytical Chemistry Research Project
  • 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

  • Full-time
    • 12 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.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a scientific subject.
  • Less qualified students may be accepted if they have appropriate work experience, or through registration on the Postgraduate Diploma with the possibility of upgrading to the MSc after achieving appropriate results in the first set of examinations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Analytical Chemistry
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Birkbeck, University of London

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