Course Overview

Scientists play a critical role in shaping our world – planning, leading and conducting experiments and research to solve many of society's problems, creating new technologies, materials, equipment, processes and systems. This MSc in Technical Leadership in Analytical Science not only develops your expertise in advanced science, but also equips you with leadership and management skills that can progress your career, opening up more senior positions. You’ll understand strategy, be able to foster innovation, manage projects professionally, engage and motivate others at a University that has invested £34m in its state-of-the-art science laboratories which feature industry-standard equipment and facilities.

Key facts

  • Flexible part-time delivery over two years – only 15 days on campus in Year 1 – so you can earn while you learn, with Year 2 dedicated to an extended year-long industrial project.
  • You'll gain relevant scientific experience either directly in industry or with industry input here on campus – a minimum of 16 hours per week for 46 weeks in Year 2.
  • Ranked in the top 50 UK universities for the teaching of Chemistry, and Business and Management Studies (Complete University Guide 2022).
  • Ranked Global Top 500 for Physical Sciences (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2022).
  • Outstanding facilities with high specification experimental and analytical instrumentation to prepare you for professional employment in the science sector.

Please note this course has an application deadline of midnight, 15 May 2022 for September 2022 entry.  Applications received after this date will be considered if there are still vacancies on the course.