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Course Overview

This subject covers knowledge of basic principles, the operation and maintenance and applications of mass spectrometers used in industries.  Topics include basics of mass spectrometry, tandem mass and hyphenated separation techniques, the operation, maintenance, and trouble shooting of mass spectrometers, qualitative and quantitative methods used in mass spectrometry.  Contemporary applications such as the use of time-of-flight and the quadrupole mass analyzer will be discussed.

 

 

Objectives

 

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

  • Explain basic principles of mass spectrometry                     
  • Operate and maintain common mass spectrometers in analytical laboratories
  • Develop and validate methods for qualitative and quantitative analysis using mass spectrometers

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. Basic principles of mass spectrometry
  2. The operation, maintenance, and trouble shooting of mass spectrometers
  3. Qualitative and quantitative methods used in mass spectrometry

 

 

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.

 

 

Certification

 

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

18 October 2021

03 May - 19 July 2021

7pm - 10pm
(weekday)
and/or 
9am-12pm
(Saturday)
Once a week 

APPLY

Steps to follow in your application:

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.

Step 2 - Select UAK – Modular - Laboratory Management & Instrumentation and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$99.77
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$96.30
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$149.27
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$982.26
Others & Repeat Students S$982.26

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Course Contact

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
    Level 3, Unit 81
    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.

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