Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Analytical Chemistry

This course combines laboratory practical skills with theory of analytical chemistry and professional and organisation skills; these include: data interpretation and analysis, experimental design, and communication and presentation skills; core analytical chemistry is taught in the context of its applications in pharmaceutical, environmental and materials chemistry; students also complete an independent research project; the course is suitable for students who: wish to upgrade their knowledge and skills and increase their competitiveness in the job market; want to pursue a research career in chemistry at PhD level; are currently employed in a chemistry-related profession and are seeking to further their career prospects; the course gives students: practical experience of the principal methods of separation science, including liquid and gas chromatography and associated hyphenated techniques; an understanding of atomic and molecular spectroscopy, such as atomic absorption and emission, NMR and IR; an understanding of analytical technologies to process control and solving complex biological problems; the transferable skills needed to continue developing their knowledge.

Entry requirements

1 of the following: an Honours degree in a chemical subject or equivalent; other qualifications such as HND, HNC or unclassified degree in a chemical subject, plus significant relevant work experience; non-native English speakers need to be proficient in English, typically shown by IELTS level 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: separation, detection and online techniques;
quality issues, laboratory accreditation and the analytical approach; surface analysis and related techniques; advanced analytical techniques; research methods and statistics; professional development; research project;
Options: environmental analysis; bio-analytical science.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examinations and coursework including problem-solving exercises, case studies, reports from practical work. Research project assessment includes a written report and viva voce.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Telephone number: 
0114 225 3468