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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Analytical Chemistry is a fundamental science for employment in chemistry and related industries, focusing on the separation, identification, and quantification of matter using various techniques.

This 1-year MSc programme covers both the theory and the applications of a number of techniques in Analytical Chemistry, as well as introducing students to the principles of the 'analytical process', data analysis/presentation and research methods.

During the programme and the research project, you can specialise in different streams of Analytical Chemistry such as: analysis of biomolecules; environmental analysis; characterisation of materials.

Why Edinburgh

The School of Chemistry hosts world-class Analytical Chemistry facilities that will be at the core of the teaching and training of our students, not only to provide graduates with the theoretical knowledge behind analytical chemistry techniques, but also unique hands-on experience of operating the instruments.

Career opportunities

Analytical chemists are employed by a range of industries and services (private and government sectors) and diverse career opportunities exist for our MSc Analytical Chemistry graduates.

They are qualified to take up many roles in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries, either in research and development or sales and marketing.

Analytical chemists play an important role in environmental analysis and protection, healthcare services, diagnostics, vaccine development and consumer safety to name but a few.

Tuition fees

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£ 31,900per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 57 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    203 92%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    6th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    43rd

    6

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