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Analytical Science with Instrument Validation

The MSc in Analytical Sciences with Instrument Validation is a 90 credit, 18-month fulltime programme developed to address scientific skills gaps within the Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Food, Beverage, Water & Healthcare sectors. Each of these sectors is underpinned by a need for globallyrecognised expertise in advanced manufacturing. This course is designed with Industry to upskill graduates with a science and engineering  qualification to become specialised in the area of Analytical Science. 


Separation Science
• Advanced Spectroscopy & PAT
• Professional Development and Communication
• Management and Leadership
• Strategic Quality Management
• Structure Elucidation & Bioactive Molecules
• Environmental Legislation & Standards
• Industry based Analytical Research Project



Entry Requirements:

Applicants MUST have a level 8 qualification in a Science or
Engineering discipline with a fundamental understanding
of scientific method and subjects, in particular a basic level
of chemistry. Applicants with a level 8 qualification in other
disciplines or a level 7 in a Science/Engineering discipline
AND extensive relevant industrial experience or training may
be considered via the University’s recognition of prior learning
(RPL) policy and process. The University’s policy in relation to
recognition of prior learning (RPL) also applies.


This programme will be delivered in a blended format part-time
from September 2021 to December 2022.


Fees do not apply to applicants who meet the criteria under the
Springboard+ initiative. Visit
for eligibility criteria.


Please contact programme coordinator Dr Grainne Conneely ( 

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