Taught course

Instrumental Analysis

University of Central Lancashire · School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements for this course are that a student must hold one of the following qualifications:

  • honours degree of the level 2.2 or above from a United Kingdom university or its equivalent
  • degree or HNC or HND in an appropriate discipline
  • together with appropriate professional experience qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent to any of the above

Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications or relevant work/life experience who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies are especially welcome to apply, and may be interviewed.

Months of entry


Course content

Employability is central to this postgraduate course, which provides a broad perspective of analytical techniques covering both the analysis of organic and inorganic analytes in both liquid and solid form. Career opportunities are therefore maximised across the broadest possible range of employers within the chemicals sector and related industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to micro-electronics.

The fundamental ethos of the Instrumental Analysis course is to underpin the theoretical knowledge gained within the class room with extensive laboratory sessions. This cumulates in an 80 credit project where you will have the opportunity to specialise in various areas of instrumental analysis. This course will appeal to graduates from chemistry, chemical physics and other related disciplines.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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