Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Royal Society of Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Analysis (Taught)

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Course summary

This course covers the sophisticated analytical techniques and instrumentation required of qualified analytical chemists. The course enables students to develop and further their knowledge of pharmaceutical analysis. Students study the complexities of organic synthesis, synthesis of biologically important molecules and NMR spectra. Students develop concepts of analytical chemistry applied to the detection and analysis of drugs. This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.


Organic Synthesis and Characterisation of Biologically Active Compounds; Drug Detection, Analysis, and Screening; Research Methods and Independent Study; Research Project.

Assessment method

Written exam; oral presentation; assignment; poster presentation and a thesis.

Professional bodies

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  • Chemistry, Royal Society of

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a chemistry related subject including forensic science, pharmacology and pharmacy. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications are also considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or equivalent.

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Pharmaceutical Analysis at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS