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Analytical and Pharmaceutical Science MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Loughborough University

Key Information

Course duration: 1 year

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Fees

Home students: £10,650 per year
EU students: £10,650 per course
Overseas students: £22,500 per year

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The Course

Summary

Our popular and industry-relevant Analytical and Pharmaceutical Science MSc programme is designed for graduates in chemistry or closely related disciplines who wish to contribute to drug development and analysis, a process which requires multidisciplinary skills.

The MSc programme in Analytical and Pharmaceutical Science is taught via a combination of self-learning and short courses with practical laboratory sessions and formal assessment by coursework and examination. There are a range of optional modules to choose from in addition to the compulsory modules which all MSc students take. The programme runs for a full calendar year, starting at the beginning of October and completing at the end of September the following year. The Analytical and Pharmaceutical Science programme can also be studied part-time over a period of 2-5 years.

The School of Science has invested £0.5 million in new equipment for the new £17 million STEM teaching lab facility that this programme will be taught in.
You will have access to a broad range of scientific instrumentation including: 400 MHz, 500 MHz, solid-state and bench-p NMR spectrometers, single crystal and powder X-ray diffractometers, a high resolution inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometer, GC-MS and linear ion trap LC-mass spectrometers, ion mobility spectrometers, gas and liquid chromatographs and tunable nanopore sensors.

The MSc Chemical Sciences programmes at Loughborough were ranked above the sector average on all 9 units of assessment in the 2016 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey. These programmes attract students from all over the world with students from a wide range of different countries including China, Nigeria, Oman, USA, UK, Brunei, Latvia and India.

What makes this programme different?

- Opportunity for a Research Training Project
- Industry placement option available
- New £17 million STEM teaching lab facility
- Access to a broad range of Scientific instrumentation

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Loughborough University

Loughborough University

University League Table Ranking: 7th

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