University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Analytical Chemistry

The MSc programme in Analytical Chemistry will build on your undergraduate chemistry experience and develop specialist skills applicable to analytical, bioanalytical and environmental topics. This programme focuses on specialisation in advanced modern analytical methodology. The range of industries or institutes where these skills are asked for includes the pharmaceutical industry, environmental institutions, research institutes and also the oil and gas industry.

Entry requirements

Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a chemistry, applied chemistry or industrial chemistry degree at 2.2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth). Students with a degree in chemical engineering, environmental chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, geology or B.Ed in chemistry may also be considered if they have a 2.1 (upper second class) result or above.

Course modules

Modules: advanced analytical methodologies a and b; practical exercise and professional skills in analytical chemistry; research project in analytical chemistry; research techniques, professional skills and problem solving in theory and practice; extended research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by course work, by written examination or by a combination of these as prescribed for each course. The Extended Research Project will be assessed by dissertation. The degree of MSc shall not be awarded to a candidate who fails to complete the Extended Research Project at an appropriate standard, irrespective of their performance in other courses.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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