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Course Overview

This subject covers advanced principles and applications in chromatography.  Topics included are the principles and analytical techniques in chromatography, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, quality assurance and method validation.  Strong emphasis will be placed on hands-on practice and discussion of common troubleshooting issues using case studies.  An introduction to hyphenated techniques will also be covered.



This aims of this subject are to equip students with the basic knowledge and skills to:

  • Explain the principles and techniques of chromatography in relation to industrial applications                       
  • Apply the technical skills in operating and maintaining various chromatographic systems such as gas and liquid chromatography

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here

What You'll Learn

  1. Overview of Chromatography
  2. Gas Chromatography
  3. Liquid Chromatography
  4. Quality Assurance and Method Validation



Modes of Assessment


●      Assignments (Theory/Project/Practical) – assess student’s understanding of key concepts covered in lectures, their ability to solve the application questions and their ability to apply concepts to questions on in various topics.

●      Tests/Quizzes – measure students’ understanding of key concepts and application of concepts learnt for each topic.

●      Class participation – assess student’s attitudes towards learning in terms of active participation in discussions.





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Laboratory Management and Instrumentation

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7.00pm - 10.00pm


Once a week 

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Course Fees
(w GST)

SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents


Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above 


Singapore Citizens aged below 40


Singapore Permanent Residents 


Others & Repeat Students


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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.