MSc degree courses are provided in three key areas of Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Analytical Chemistry and in Pharmaceutical Analysis, University College Cork. They are designed to provide advanced knowledge and hands-on training in modern analytical instrumental techniques. Separation science, sensors, and spectroscopic techniques are key elements alongside chemometrics, instrumentation and advanced research project completion. You will have the flexibility to specialise in a chosen field and further advancement to PhD research is available to highly motivated and talented postgraduates.
On completion of this MSc course, you will be able to:
The MSc course in Environmental Analytical Chemistry consists of eight course modules that include lectures, set practical sessions, career service workshops, industry guest lectures, industry workshops and site visits and a six-month research project.
Students study 90 credits course work from the following modules:
Research Project Module
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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Candidates must have obtained at least a Second Class Honours degree or equivalent in a subject(s) related to that of the MSc programme.
The number of places is limited and selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in his/her primary degree. Graduates with equivalent qualifications in related areas of science and technology, or with proven and relevant industrial experience can be considered for places following interview and assessment.
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