Chemical Analysis - Environmental Analysis MSc

MSc Instrumental Analytical Science - Environmental Analysis

1. Overview

This course is designed for scientists and engineers who wish to develop their skills in environmental analysis.

The involvement of industry in the design of the course and a industry-based project (limited number and subject to availability), maximise employment prospects. Students on the MSc Instrumental Analytical Science Environmental Analysis course will benefit from the use of modern analytical equipment, study visits, guest lecturers and workshops. Research activities within the University underpin the coursework.

2. What you will study

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Stage 3

Award: MSc Instrumental Analytical Science Environmental Analysis

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our Course Disclaimer for more information.

3. How you will learn

The course is assessed by a number of different module specific methods, ranging from exams, coursework, presentation, Thesis compilation and oral defence.

4. Entry requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in a science subject area.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

English Language

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

English Language requirements

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

5. Placements and accreditations

The MSc was designed in liaison with Industry and as such there is a strong emphasis on the applied analytical techniques used within the analytical sector. 

A limited number of our MSc research projects are undertaken externally. 

6. Student Funding

Fully funded places

RGU is pleased to announce the SFC offers a limited number of fully funded full-time MSc places for Scottish/EU applicants, for courses starting September 2017.Find out more.

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan

Applicants (Scottish domiciled and EU) to this course may be eligible for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan (PTFL). Full-time students can apply for a PTFL up to £3400. Part-time students can apply for up to £1700. The tuition fee loan is only available to part-time students who are undertaking at least 50% of a full-time course, and therefore, complete their qualification in 2 years.

Students can apply now by downloading an application form from the SAAS web site.

7. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £1,700 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £3,375 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £14,100 entire course

Part-time

  • £7,050 per academic year

For Academic Year 2016/2017

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £1,700 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £3,375 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £13,500 entire course

Part-time

  • £6,750 per academic year

For Academic Year 2015/2016

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £1,700 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £3,375 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £13,000 entire course

Part-time

  • £6,500 per academic year

For Academic Year 2014/2015

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £1,700 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £3,375 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £12,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £6,200 per academic year

For Academic Year 2013/2014

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £1,700 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £3,375 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £12,000 entire course

Part-time

  • £6,000 per academic year

For Academic Year 2012/2013

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £ 1,700 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £3,375 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £11,600 entire course

Part-time

  • £5,800 per academic year

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

Full-time

  • £ 3,400 entire course

Part-time

  • £1,700 per academic year

International Students

Full-time

  • £11,300 entire course

Part-time

  • £5,650 per academic year

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

8. How to apply

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online at www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline

If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office: 

If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

9. Prospects

Industrial demand for graduates from the course is consistently high. The MSc project also allows you to make invaluable links with our industrial partners. You may also want to consider a research post or other training opportunities in universities. Previous posts taken up by graduates include: analytical chemist; bioanalyst; development chemist; production chemist; environmental officer; research scientist; scientific officer; applications chemist; and drug development analyst.

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MSc

Start date

September

Course length

Full-time - 45 weeks / Part-time - 2 years

Mode of Attendance

Full-time / Part-time

Academic school
School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences
More information:
Dr Ann Tough Senior lecturer
+44 (0) 1224 262841
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