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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Combine taught modules with an extended research project in a professional lab.
  • 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.

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.

How you learn

You are taught through various learning activities designed to challenge and support as you progress through the course. The aim is to give a theoretical and practical knowledge of your subject.

In the first semester you will follow taught modules that provide a fundamental knowledge of analytical chemistry, and the module Applied Laboratory Practice will introduce you to the practical and theoretical basis of research. Together these will give you a sound basis to carry out your Extended Research Project in semesters two and three.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • workshops and tutorials
  • laboratory classes
  • an extended research project
  • working in a professional laboratory

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in:

  • academic or industrial research
  • quality assurance
  • analytical laboratories
  • the pharmaceutical industry

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    104 46%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    45th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    28th

    19

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