Kingston University: Analytical Chemistry

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Pharmacy and Chemistry
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught


Reasons to choose Kingston
– You will gain the knowledge and key skills required for a career in analytical chemistry.
– This course provides exemption from Part A of the Mastership in Chemical Analysis, the statutory qualification for a public analyst.
– Through an independent research project you will be able to study an area of interest in greater depth.

About this course
This course offers a strong foundation in analytical techniques and their applications to complex problems. You will also study good measurement and scientific practice, and the evaluation and interpretation of data.
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; and radiochemical investigation of Uranium 232.

You will develop skills to prepare you for your career, including problem solving; organisation; data collation, review and synopsis; time management; and teamwork.

Example modules
– Statistics and Quality Systems;
– Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopy;
– Specialised Analytical Techniques.

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.


Kingston University


A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing ...

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