Laboratory, Biomedical & Sports Sciences: Postgraduate

A postgraduate degree is an excellent way to build on your existing knowledge and skills and take the next step in your career. On the other hand, you might be interested in a change of career and a postgraduate degree can help you to do that.

Browse our Instrumental Analytical Science courses, with specialisms tailored to your career ambitions.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - DNA Analysis, Proteomics & Metabolomics

    This course is designed for scientists who wish to develop skills relevant to job roles such as genetic testing, medical diagnostics and biomedical research. Graduate career opportunities exist in laboratories, clinical laboratories, forensic laboratories and biotechnology companies.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Drug Analysis and Toxicology

    A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills that apply to a range of careers including drug screening, pharmaceutical analysis and drug analysis. Analysis-based career opportunities are strong, with nearly 100% of our graduates who are seeking employment able to obtain posts within three months.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Oilfield Chemicals

    A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills for a career in the gas and oil industry. The course benefits from industrial ties in the city of Aberdeen, a well-connected oil capital of Europe. Career opportunities within oil-based industries remain high with ever increasing oil demand, new field discoveries and renewed sector investment.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Environmental Analysis

    A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills in environmental analysis. The availability of posts for graduates is very favourable, with job roles ranging from regulation within local authorities and environmental monitoring through to heavy industry.

  • All Laboratory, Biomedical and Sports Science courses

    1. MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis | Sports Science Masters

      The MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis is aimed at those who wish to gain skills to monitor and record sporting performances and liaise with coaches and athletes in the training and competition environments to improve their performance.

    2. MSc Clinical Pharmacy Practice

      Our Clinical Pharmacy Practice course will provide the opportunity for pharmacists to develop professional competence as clinical practitioners involved in making decisions about drug therapy for individual patients.

    3. MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - DNA Analysis, Proteomics & Metabolomics

      This course is designed for scientists who wish to develop skills relevant to job roles such as genetic testing, medical diagnostics and biomedical research. Graduate career opportunities exist in laboratories, clinical laboratories, forensic laboratories and biotechnology companies.

    4. MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Drug Analysis and Toxicology

      A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills that apply to a range of careers including drug screening, pharmaceutical analysis and drug analysis. Analysis-based career opportunities are strong, with nearly 100% of our graduates who are seeking employment able to obtain posts within three months.

    5. MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Environmental Analysis

      A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills in environmental analysis. The availability of posts for graduates is very favourable, with job roles ranging from regulation within local authorities and environmental monitoring through to heavy industry.

    6. MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Oilfield Chemicals

      A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills for a career in the gas and oil industry. The course benefits from industrial ties in the city of Aberdeen, a well-connected oil capital of Europe. Career opportunities within oil-based industries remain high with ever increasing oil demand, new field discoveries and renewed sector investment.

    7. MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

      This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to practice physiotherapy via an accelerated programme which builds on prior learning and experience. It is a two year course with an exciting and varied mix of academic and clinical learning.

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    1. Kimberley Ho

      "My MSc degree has benefited me by giving me great background knowledge and a good understanding of the oilfield industry as a whole."

      Kimberley Ho MSc Instrumental Analytical Sciences Oilfield Chemicals

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      Postgraduate Study 2014

      There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in May.  


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