University of Aberdeen: Analytical Chemistry

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Natural and Computing Sciences
Web https://www.abdn.ac.uk/
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

A Royal Society of Chemistry accredited degree programme designed to enhance the skills of Chemistry graduates, focusing on environmental and life sciences. The MSc programme in Analytical Chemistry will build on your undergraduate Chemistry experience and develop specialist skills applicable to analytical, bioanalytical and environmental topics.

This programme focuses on specialisation in advanced modern analytical methodology. The range of industries or institutes where these skills are asked for includes the pharmaceutical industry, environmental institutions, research institutes and also the oil & gas industry. NMR and elemental and molecular mass spectrometry allows the identification and quantification of small biomolecules in complex mixtures at trace level. Trace analysis of toxic elements such as arsenic or mercury is not only needed for the determination of environmental contamination, but also applies to food security, as our impact study on Arsenic in rice impressively shows (ranked 1st in Scotland at 2014 REF) .

The University has a historic and central presence within Aberdeen, the town where modern chromatography was invented (Synge, Nobel prize 1952), and where Frederick Soddy published the discovery of a new element, protactinium (Nobel Prize 1921).

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The University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest university in the UK. Founded by visionary Bishop Elphinstone in 1495 and influenced by European University models, the beautiful campus attracts international academics, and an equally diverse international student population from over 130 countries.

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