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Analytical Sciences and Instrumentation - MSc (Full-Time/Part-Time, 2018 Entry)

Our Analytical Sciences and Instrumentation MSc is delivered by internationally leading experts from the Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Engineering and Life Sciences as well as guest lecturers from our industrial partners. Students gain hands-on practical experience with a range of equipment relevant to each discipline, enabling our graduates to work in any modern laboratory. This MSc will give you excellent opportunity to start your career in the field analytical sciences.


You’ll gain hands-on experience in a variety of relevant techniques, enabling you to work in any modern laboratory since the skills you acquire will be readily transferable between disciplines. You’ll also have an incredible opportunity to undertake cutting-edge research with a world-leading group or company. By the end of the course you’ll be positioned to take up employment in research and development roles within a number of sectors, or to take up further study with a PhD. The department is exceptionally well equipped with a range of modern instrumentation, including many recent acquisitions.

Core Modules:

  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Chromatography & Separation Science
  • Team Research Project: Real World Analysis
  • Electrochemistry & Sensors
  • Principles & Techniques in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Magnetic Resonance
  • Techniques for the Characterisation of Biomolecules
  • Microscopy & Imaging
  • Statistics for Data Analysis
  • Transferable Skills

Optional Modules:
The following optional modules are available:

  • Introduction to Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Molecular Modelling

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.


Based on the full-time, one year duration, the first 23 weeks are lecture-based, providing you with a diverse toolbox in analytical polymer science to complete a successful 20 week research project.

Term 1 and Term 2 (23 weeks)


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Essential information


Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years

Entry requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band A

Department of study


Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Home/EU: £8,580 per year
Overseas: £24,640 per year

Home/EU: £4,290 per year
Overseas: £12,320 per year

Find out more about fees and funding.


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Application information


This information is applicable for 2018 entry.