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Master of Science (Analytical Chemistry & Instrumental Analysis) – Coursework

The aim of the Masters (Coursework) in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis is to cater for the growing needs of modern day industry which require skilled personnel who are knowledgeable in the handling of a sophisticated range of materials characterization instruments as well as possessing the interpretative skills necessary to solve complex chemistry problems.

The course is based on modern instrumental analytical chemistry and is designed to address the needs of industrial laboratories and research organizations


Benefits

The aim of the Masters (Coursework) in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis is to cater for the growing needs of modern day industry which require skilled personnel who are knowledgeable in the handling of a sophisticated range of materials characterization instruments as well as possessing the interpretative skills necessary to solve complex chemistry problems.

The course is based on modern instrumental analytical chemistry and is designed to address the needs of industrial laboratories and research organizations.

The aim of the Masters (Coursework) in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis is to cater for the growing needs of modern day industry which require skilled personnel who are knowledgeable in the handling of a sophisticated range of materials characterization instruments as well as possessing the interpretative skills necessary to solve complex chemistry problems.

The course is based on modern instrumental analytical chemistry and is designed to address the needs of industrial laboratories and research organizations.

Career Opportunity

Research officers at scientific agencies, laboratory managers in analytical companies, food analysts, technical specialists in instrument companies dealing with analytical instruments, government lab analysts.

Course Structure
COURSE MODULE (42 Credit Hours)

Core Courses (28 credits)
Elective Course (14 credits)

SEMESTER I

a. Core Courses - Module by Examination (12 credits)

COURSE CODE
SUBJECT
CREDITS
SCGS6110 Chromatographic Analysis I: GC & GC-MS
3
SCGS6114 Sample treatment, Data analysis, QA/QC
3
SCGS6115 Atomic Spectroscopic Analysis I- AES, AAS, AFS, MFS, ICP
3
SCGS6116 Environmental Chemical Analysis
3

Examination: A written examination of 2 hours in each of the above modules shall constitute 50% of the total marks. Coursework assessment shall constitute the remaining 50% of the total marks.

b. Core Courses - Module by Continuous Assessment (2 credits)

COURSE CODE
SUBJECT
CREDITS
SCGS6183 Laboratory Work
2
SEMESTER II

a. Elective Courses - Module by Examination (14 credits)
Please select seven (7) subjects

COURSE CODE
SUBJECT
CREDITS
SCGS6312 Electroanalytical Chemistry- Potentiometric, Polarographic and Voltammetric methods
2
SCGS6313 Chromatographic Analysis II - HPLC & LC-MS
2
SCGS6314 Particulate & Surface Analysis `
2
SCGS6315 Laboratory Automation - Continuous & Discrete Analysers, Networking
2
SCGS6317 Molecular Spectroscopic Analysis - FT-NMR, FT-IR, NIR, FT-Raman
2
SCGS6311 Thermal Analysis-TGA, DSC, DMTA, DETA
2
SCGS6323 Clinical & Pharmaceutical Analysis
2
SCGS6324 Food Analysis
2
Examination : A written examination of 2 hours in each of the above modules shall constitute 50% of the marks. Coursework assessment shall constitute the remaining 50% of the total marks.

b. Core Courses - Module by Continuous Assessment (2 credits)

COURSE CODE
SUBJECT
CREDITS
SCGS6184 Laboratory Work
2

SEMESTER I/II - Core Courses (12 credits)

COURSE CODE
SUBJECT
CREDITS
SCGS6189 Research Project
10
SCGS6190 Seminar
2
Examination: Candidates are required to submit a research report that will be examined by an internal examiner and the supervisor. A candidate is required to present a seminar as well as attend the department and student seminar
Language Requirement

The medium of instruction is in English. International students required to attend and pass a basic course in Bahasa Melayu before the degree can be conferred.

Entry Requirement

Applicants should possess one of following:

1. Bachelor of Science with Hons (CGPA 3.00 and above) in Chemistry or its equivalent in the related field, or

2. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or its equivalent in related field with a minimum of one (1) years of working experience as a practicing chemist,or

3. Bachelor degree or its equivalent in science-related discipline with a least three (3) years of working experience as a practicing chemist, or

* Any other qualifications approved by the University of Malaya’s Senate time to time.

** International students are required to achieved at least band 6 IELTS or a score of 550 TOEFL if they had obtained their Bachelor’s degree from a university in which the medium of instruction is other than English.

Intake Schedule

First Semester / September Intake

Fees
Last Update: July 18, 2017

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