University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Molecular Analytical Science (Taught)

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Course summary

Warwick's Molecular Analytical Science MSc is a part of 1+3 (MSc + PhD) programme in Warwick analytical Science Centre for Doctoral Training (AS CDT). This programme will develop your skills and prepare you for a research career. Analytical science supports research and development in key industries and underpins many aspects of biological and clinical sciences, environmental sciences and materials science. Warwick is highly ranked within the UK league tables, and is 61st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022). Course overview Analytical Science supports research and development in key industries and underpins many aspects of biological and clinical sciences, environmental sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, materials science and synthetic chemistry. This course offers expertise from international experts within academia and companies like Syngenta, AstraZeneca and Pfizer. It provides training in experimental approaches and data analysis with a view to finding creative solutions to real-world problems. Emphasis is on collaborative research with our industrial partners and academic disciplines, and you will take two 10-week projects in different research teams. This will prepare you for either a research career or to take up further studies through a PhD. You can find out more about the Department of Chemistry by joining our Webinars. Dr Nikola Chmel is the head of the MSc in Molecular Analytical Science. Please contact [email protected] with any Chemistry specific department questions, where course directors Dr Nikola Chmel and Dr Remzi Becer are available to discuss any queries.

Course details


Core modules

  • Statistics for Data Analysis
  • Techniques in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Frontier Techniques for Analytical Science
  • Microscopy and Imaging
  • Transferable Skills
  • 2 × 11-week Research Projects
Optional modules Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include:
  • Introduction to Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Electrochemistry and Sensors
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Chromatography and Separation Science
  • Magnetic Resonance
- X-ray and Neutron Techniques

Assessment method

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.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject, subject to interview. This course is only available as part of the Analytical Science Centre for Doctoral Training (AS CDT). **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band A - IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0 **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

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