GAIN THE THEORETICAL UNDERSTANDING OF HOW MODERN INSTRUMENTS WORK AND THE SKILLS TO
OPERATE THEM IN THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND PROGRAM.
Choose from a masters degree or a graduate diploma.
At Trent, you will gain depth as well as breadth in the area of instrumental chemical analysis, preparing you for the workplace. Gain extensive theoretical knowledge, hands-on experience, and problem-solving skills with modern instrumentation and meet the needs of employers.
The only programs of their kind in North America, Instrumental Chemical Analysis was created in response to the shortage of individuals with an appropriate mix of theoretical and practical knowledge in chemical analysis. Home to the worldrenowned Water Quality Centre, Trent has a remarkable array of analytical equipment, primarily mass spectrometers, and associated sample preparation and sample introduction devices, and is perfectly positioned to offer these programs.
Masters degree: In one year, you can gain significant knowledge as well as hands-on experience in instrumental chemical analysis, and be highly employable in positions in government and industry around the world. A practicum placement in the third term provides you with the opportunity to collaborate with government, industry or another academic institution.
Graduate diploma: This eight-month course-based graduate diploma is for students who have practical experience with the operation of analytical equipment in a laboratory setting. You will build a uniform understanding of good laboratory practice, introductory service and maintenance procedures and a sound understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of modern mass spectrometric and chromatographic instruments.
• M.ICA or Graduate Diploma
• Full-time studies
• Course-based program with placement
• M.ICA is 12 months, Graduate Diploma is 8 months