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Course summary

The full-time Analytical Sciences MSc is a research-focused degree. You’ll develop the experience and techniques required to be an independent practitioner of modern analytical science, with the skills required for research and by industry. It delivers core teaching in advanced aspects of analytical chemistry and enables you to explore areas of specialist knowledge through optional modules. You’ll apply a wide range of analytical techniques and gain invaluable research experience through an extended research project. Having developed the fundamentals of the analytical sciences, these core techniques are applied to disciplines including:

  • Spectroscopy
  • Archaeometry
  • Materials characterisation
  • Separation science and mass spectrometry


All years: separation science; vibrational spectroscopy; x-ray diffraction; nuclear magnetic resonance; electron microscopy; elemental analysis; light isotope analysis; mass spectrometry and thermal analysis.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above in a science subject (e.g. Biosciences, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Geology, Environmental Science, Archaeological Science) or substantive equivalent science. IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4616 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4616 Year 1
Scotland £4616 Year 1
Wales £4616 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4616 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Analytical Sciences at University of Bradford - UCAS