Swansea University

Swansea University

Applied Analytical Science (LCMS)

World demand for mass spectrometry (MS) and chromatography has grown at an unprecedented rate, with qualified graduates in short supply and highly sought-after. Postgraduate (PG) training is essential as undergraduates are not taught to the required depth.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a minimum of a 2.1 degree in a relevant science subject. Applications will include 2 references from academics in the field of interest to confirm practical and academic ability. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: Mass spectrometry (basics and fundamentals); separation science and sample handling; data analysis and method development; professional management and laboratory practice; research thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

Swansea University Medical School Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 513400