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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Analytical Chemistry

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

On this course, you'll advance your knowledge of analytical chemistry, and learn how it can be applied to different industries. You'll gain experience and understanding of key techniques and technologies, and discover how they can be used to solve complex biological problems. In this course, you will: Gain the skills and knowledge you need to work as an analytical scientist - employing classical and modern techniques; Develop the expertise you need to work as an analytical chemist; Learn to obtain and interpret analytical information using a variety of products; Apply experimental design techniques and use statistical methods for data evaluation; Attain a solid grounding in laboratory quality management; Operate industry-standard analytical lab instruments.

Future Careers

This course prepares you for a career in: academic or industrial research; quality assurance; analytical laboratories; the pharmaceutical industry. Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in: methods development; drug development; public healthcare; pharmaceuticals; academia.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Research Project (60 Credits) - Core
Innovations In Analytical Science (15 Credits) - Core
Applied Laboratory Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Advanced Laboratory And Research Practice (30 Credits) - Core
The Analytical Approach (15 Credits) - Core
Separation And Detection Science (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree. Students with a 2:2 are also actively encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Students with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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