Kingston University

Kingston University

Analytical Chemistry

The course plays a role in virtually all aspects of everyday life throughout the world; with analytical techniques and instrumentation becoming evermore sophisticated, there is an increasing demand for qualified analytical chemists; this industrially relevant course provides students with a strong background in the theory of analytical techniques and gives students the ability to apply these techniques to complex analytical problems.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in chemistry, pharmacy, life science or a related subject; applicants with alternative qualifications also need appropriate experience in analysis; applicants may be asked to enrol for a certificate or diploma in the 1st instance; international students must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to analysis, quality systems, equilibria and classical analysis; statistics and computing; separation science; molecular and atomic spectroscopy; advanced analytical techniques and applications; specialised analytical techniques, applications and problem solving; independent research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through exams; lab reports; assignments; case studies; oral and poster presentations; practical research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177