Kingston University London - Analytical Chemistry MSc

Kingston University London

Analytical Chemistry MSc

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, organization, 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 the 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.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • 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.

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

  • IELTS academic test in English with an


    overall score of 6.5,




    no element below 6.0

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Analytical Chemistry MSc

  • Medicinal Chemist.
  • Rubber Chemist.
  • Physical Chemist.
  • Chemical Process Engineer.
  • Synthetic Chemist.
  • Chemical Operations Specialist.
  • Chemical Engineer.
  • Senior Chemist.

Course Details

The Analytical Chemistry course gives you a strong background in the theory of analytical techniques. You also learn how to apply these techniques to complex analytical problems. You have the chance to study recent trends in analytical science and the latest analytical techniques. The independent MSc research project gives you the chance to study an area of interest in greater depth and gain valuable research skills. Our students often find this an excellent selling point when looking for a job or promotion. You can choose to take your project in industry or as collaborative research with other laboratories depending on availability. For example, past projects have looked at:

  • dust sources at Hampton Court Palace;
  • determination of Hexavalent Chromium; and
  • radiochemical investigation of Uranium 232.

The taught courses aim to prepare you for the job market. Alongside your academic studies, you gain skills in:

  • problem-solving and organisation;
  • data collation, review, and synopsis;
  • communication (oral, written, and electronic);
  • time management;
  • computing; and
  • co-operation and teamwork.

Core Modules

Statistics and Quality Systems
Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopy
Separation Science
Specialized Analytical Techniques

Optional Modules:

Professional Placement

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