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Applied Analytical Science (LCMS)

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World demand for mass spectrometry (MS) and chromatography has grown at an unprecedented rate, with qualified graduates in short supply and highly sought-after. Postgraduate (PG) training is essential as undergraduates are not taught to the required depth. Swansea is the only UK institution to offer a range of schemes solely dedicated to these topics, drawing upon expertise in the Institute of Mass Spectrometry (IMS), based at a long established UK centre of excellence. The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has accredited the "MSc in Applied Analytical Science (LCMS)" for satisfying the academic requirements of the award of CHARTERED CHEMIST (CChem) from 2015 and awarded to qualifying students. Accreditation of Postgraduate schemes have only recently been undertaken by the RSC and the scheme is 1 of the first to achieve accreditation.

Course modules

Modules typically include: mass spectrometry (basics and fundamentals); separation science and sample handling; data analysis and method development; professional management of laboratory practice; proteomics; pharmaceutical; environmental and forensic analysis; medical and life sciences; metabolomics, lipidomics and bioactive lipids; dissertation (MS experimental project).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 5,250 (Year 1) International 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,150 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,800 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,450 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 GBP 5,300 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,900 (Year 1) International 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,150 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,600 (Year 1) International 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 GBP 4,300 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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