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Analytical Sciences and Instrumentation (MSc) (2020 Entry)

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  • Course Code
  • P-F1PY
  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Taught
  • Qualification
  • MSc
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 or 3 years
  • Location of Study
  • University of Warwick


Gain hands-on experience on Warwick's Analytical Sciences and Instrumentation MSc. Warwick's Chemistry department, ranked 6th in the UK by the REF 2014, offers an expertly designed programme, combining the departments of Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Engineering and Life Sciences.

This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.


Delivered by internationally leading experts from the Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Engineering and Life Sciences as well as from our industrial partners, this Royal Society of Chemistry accredited degree course enables you to gain hands-on practical experience with a range of equipment relevant to wider analytical sciences. This will enable you to work in any modern laboratory and give you an excellent opportunity to start your career in the field of analytical sciences.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a cutting-edge project with a world-leading research group. When you graduate, you will be positioned to take up employment in research/development roles within a number of sectors, or to progress to PhD study.

You can find out more about the Department of Chemistry by joining our Webinars.


Core Modules

  • Statistics for Data Analysis
  • Techniques in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Frontier Techniques in Analytical Science
  • Electrochemistry and Sensors
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Chromatography and Separation Science
  • Magnetic Resonance
  • Microscopy and Imaging
  • Transferable Skills
  • Team Research Project: Real World Analysis

Teaching

The first 25 weeks are lecture-based, providing you with a diverse toolbox in analytical polymer science to complete a successful 20-week research project.

Contact Hours

You will receive 50 hours of directed tuition, usually delivered in an intensive, fully immersive block.

Class Sizes

Class sizes can range between 5 to 40 students, dependent on modules: some of which are shared across programmes.

Assessment

Examined component (%): Taught modules are generally 50%.

Assessed by coursework component (%): Taught modules are generally 50%; research projects are assessed by a variety of assessment methods.


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

English Language requirements Band A
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.


10% Alumni Discount Scheme
If you are a Graduate of the University of Warwick and are of home or overseas fee status, you will be able to access a 10% tuition fee discount on this course.

Graduate Award Scheme 2020
We want to reward our loyal students and graduates of Warwick during a time like no other. We are introducing our prestigious Warwick Graduate Award Scheme for 2020 entry. You could be eligible for 30% off tuition fees. You will be automatically considered if you apply and accept your place by 31 July 2020.

Scholarships

There are several Chemistry funding opportunities for both UK and International students, including our Warwick Chemistry Overseas Taught Masters Scholarships and Coventry Regional Scholarship. Please see our department website for more details.

For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.


Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations in: academia; pharmaceuticals; chemical and material industry; science consultancy; banking and finance.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Careers in Science
  • Career Options with Chemistry
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • MSc lunchtime careers presentations
  • PhD Transferable Skills careers decision making session
  • Finding experience to boost your CV for Chemistry students
  • SME Careers Events – e.g. British Coatings Federation Careers Evening
  • Career Options with Chemistry Presentation and Networking Evening

There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.