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Instrumental Analytical Chemistry MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Analytical Chemistry Chemistry (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Our programme is structured around a solid core comprising of three main analytical techniques – mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction – each containing common themes (data collection, analysis and management). Supporting modules serve to embed themes of good laboratory practice, facility management and enterprise. The research project offers you the opportunity to explore any of the main themes directly or as part of a collaborative synthetic/analytical investigation.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

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Group Analytical Project - Core
Ethics in Science - Core
Chromatography: Theory and Application - Core
Chemistry MSc Advanced Research Project - Core
X-ray Diffraction: Theory and Application - Core
Engineering and Technology: Jekyll and Hyde - Core
Mass Spectrometry: Theory and Application - Core
NMR Spectroscopy: Theory and Application - Core

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need o have UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in biochemistry, physics, polymer science, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics or closely related discipline.

Department profile

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre. Postgraduate study: We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering...more

University information

The University of Southampton is spread across five campuses in the city, and is the largest university in the South East of England. There is also an additional site in Winchester, and another in Malaysia. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University was also awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework...more

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