NFQ Level 9, Major Award
The MSc may be taken full-time over 12 months or part-time over 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme. It consists of:
- laboratory work on set experiments and
- a dissertation based on individual research and development in the selected field of modern analytical science, under the supervision of an expert staff member.
Candidates may need to secure appropriate day release from industry. Part of the lecture course will also be available through online blended e-learning.
The MSc Degree is awarded to successful candidates after passing written examinations across all taught modules, including the continuously assessed practical module CM6015, and the research project (CM6020)which has to be written up in the form of a dissertation and approved by the external examiner.
For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements.