MSc in Applied Analytical Chemistry
Below are details about this programme for 2023 to 2024. Applications for September 2023 entry opens on the 17th of October 2022. Further information about UCL graduate programmes can be found on the UCL Graduate degrees page. This programme is also accredited by the RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry).
This masters programme provides the training and knowledge to be able to design, build and use analytical devices to provide meaningful information. The course covers an extraordinary breadth of training ranging from medical diagnostics to analysis of historical artefacts and environmental air monitoring and water surveillance.
Students on this course will appreciate basic principles of analytical chemistry underpins all analytical applications; namely dealing with the matrix and the target analyte; generating data and meaningful interpretation. This degree provides an excellent springboard to forge a career in analytical science either in mainstream analytical chemistry or more niche applications.
This programme is designed to provide comprehensive training in analytical chemistry and its implementation. A thorough understanding of error analysis, data processing and data presentation will be at the foundation of this programme.
The programme will contain minimum formal instruction, but emphasise self-learning and originality of thought. Students will develop and demonstrate self-direction and originality, and the independence required for continuing professional development.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.
The programme consists of the following modules:
Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.
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