Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Analytical Chemistry

This programme is designed to provide comprehensive training in analytical chemistry and its implementation in the industrial laboratory. The programme comprises a broad range of modules covering all the major analytical techniques, complemented by studies in transferable and professional skills, with the option to study aspects of medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry if desired.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related subject.

Course modules

Core modules: semester 1: research methods separation techniques; mass spectrometry and associated techniques; semester 2: spectroscopy and structural analysis; professional skills and dissertation; research training project; optional modules: semester 1; pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism; drug targets, drug design and drug synthesis; semester 2: innovations in analytical science.

Assessment methods

Examination and coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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