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Analytical Science – Food Analysis, Authenticity and Safety MSc
Analytical Science – Food Analysis, Authenticity and Safety MSc

Analytical Science – Food Analysis, Authenticity and Safety MSc

  • ID:RGU440274
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£16,440.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£16,440.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£29,064.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant science subject area and to include Chemistry including (but not restricted to) Analytical Chemistry, Forensic Science, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences or Life Sciences.

  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. 

English requirements

  • 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.

Course Information

The MSc Analytical Science course at Robert Gordon University is designed for scientists and engineers who wish to develop their skills in food analysis, authenticity and safety. The course will enhance your career prospects and give you the confidence and competence to make a difference in this fascinating field.

You will benefit from the use of modern analytical equipment, and a real insight into the latest developments and challenges facing the industry. Your coursework will be underpinned by research, and industry-input, providing you with the best platform from which to deliver relevant and up-to-date analytical science services as a well-prepared graduate.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   ASM001,   Professional Skills And Techniques, ,

  •   ASM004,   Laboratory Work, ,

  •   ASM019,   Instrumental Analytical Sciences, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   ASM022,   Project Preparation (MSc), , ,

  •   ASM020,   Food Analysis, Authenticity & Safety, , ,

  •   ASM031,   Environmental Analysis, , ,

  •   ASM032,   Drug Analysis And Toxicology, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 3, ,

  •   ASM023,   MSc Project, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   ASM019,   Instrumental Analytical Sciences, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   ASM020,   Food Analysis, Authenticity & Safety, , ,

  •   ASM031,   Environmental Analysis, , ,

  •   ASM032,   Drug Analysis And Toxicology, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 3, ,

  •   ASM001,   Professional Skills And Techniques, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 4, ,

  •   ASM004,   Laboratory Work, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 5, ,

  •   ASM022,   Project Preparation (MSc), , ,

Stage 1, Semester 6, ,

  •   ASM023,   MSc Project,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates gain employment in a wide range of areas such as research, project management and analytical services associated with a range of industries including distillation, pharmaceutical, oilfield chemistry, food/drink analysis and environmental science.

Graduates may also go on to further their academic career by seeking doctoral studies either within Robert Gordon University, when funding and suitable vacancies are available, or the rest of the UK, EU or internationally.

IS STUDYING ANALYTICAL SCIENCE - FOOD ANALYSIS, AUTHENTICITY AND SAFETY A GOOD CAREER CHOICE?

Some of our graduates have gone on to undertake a variety of projects including lab analysis at Brewdog, production management at Baxters, counterfeit whiskey profiling at the Scottish Whiskey institute, lab analysis at Muller Dairies, and lab analysis at Chivas Distillery.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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