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Analytical Science for Industry MSc

Analytical Science for Industry MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Forensic Science (Non-Medical) Pharmacology Toxicology

Course type


Course Summary

Students on the MSc Analytical Science for Industry programme will benefit from the expertise of staff at Keele in analytical chemistry, analytical biochemistry, environmental analysis and forensic analysis, as well as from the distinctive scientific and analytical interests of the industrial partners. The programme is delivered in two stages (if full-time): the first semester comprises study of modules at Keele while for the second and third semesters, students undertake extended industrial project work either at Keele or with an industrial partner in the UK.

In addition to the development of discipline-specific research and technical skills, students will be supported in enhancing key professional and employability skills through developing critical thinking, innovation, reflective writing, autonomous learning and written and oral presentation skills: all vital skills for future employment, lifelong learning and continued professional development irrespective of the student’s chosen career path.


The programme will enable all students to evidence professional experience which will significantly raise their employability potential.

Different course options

Full time | Keele University | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Commercial awareness and IP matters; science and technology transfer; entrepreneurship; budgeting a UKconference. This is Semester 1 module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree in a scientific discipline appropriate to the chosen research project area that includes a good basic understanding of analytical chemistry and instrumentation, although each application will be considered on an individual basis. The minimum degree category for entry onto this programme is lower second class degree, in line with the 50% pass mark required for successful completion of this course. Consideration will be given to candidates who do not meet these criteria, but can evidence appropriate, alternative professional qualifications and/ or experience.