Analytical Chemistry at Kingston University - UCAS

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • You will gain the knowledge and key skills required for a career in analytical chemistry.
  • Our modern laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.
  • Through an independent research project, you will be able to study an area of interest in greater depth.
About this course You will study good measurement and scientific practice, and the evaluation and interpretation of data. You will also develop skills to prepare you for your career, including problem solving, organisation, data collation, review and synopsis, time management, and teamwork. Your independent project can be an excellent selling point when looking for a job or promotion; you may be offered a placement within industry to carry it out. Past projects have looked at dust sources at Hampton Court Palace, determination of Hexavalent Chromium, thermo-responsive polymers for water purification and radiochemical investigation of Uranium 232. Example modules
  • Statistics and Quality Systems
  • Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopy
  • Specialised Analytical Techniques
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage. Career opportunities There is an increasing demand for qualified analytical chemists. Other relevant roles are in chemical/ pharmaceutical companies, teaching, sales, marketing, management, and PhD research.


Example modules: Statistics and Quality Systems; Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopy; Specialised Analytical Techniques. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chemistry, Royal Society of

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in chemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science or a related subject such as pharmacology or biomedical science. Other degrees will be considered on an individual basis. If you do not hold a relevant degree in one of the above subjects, significant relevant work experience will be considered. Please note: each application is assessed on an individual basis and may be subject to additional requirements, such as undertaking short course(s), work experience and/or English language qualification(s). Meeting particular minimum entry requirements does not automatically guarantee a place.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8470 Year 1
England £5291 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5291 Year 1
Scotland £5291 Year 1
Wales £5291 Year 1
International £8470 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Analytical Chemistry at Kingston University - UCAS