Professional Master in Analytical Sciences


The objective of this specialization is to train qualified students in instrumentation and analytical science in general multidisciplinary context. This training will allow chemist and biochemist students to have a solid training in the use and maintenance of analytical instruments used in various fields: Food industry, pharmaceutical industry, environment, food security, fraud prevention, quality control, etc... Also, the teaching of analytical strategies applied to the analysis of complex samples will help graduates to integrate easily in public or private analytical laboratories and large industrial groups, but also in areas of application specific biology, chemistry, pharmacy etc. ....

Acquired Skills

  • Knowledge of analytical instruments, HPLC / MS / MS, GC / MS, ICP, NMR, UV / VIS, FTIR, etc ...
  • Development and validation of analytical methods applied to the analysis of complex samples.
  • Knowledge and application of international norms: ISO 17025, ISO 9000, 9001, etc...

Admission Conditions

Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview

Required Level:

M1 chemistry or biochemistry or its affiliates


Methods of separation, spectroscopic methods, solution chemistry, etc. ....


15 - 18 students

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

  • chemical or biochemical analysis in public or private laboratories,
  • industries with analytical instruments and control systems: pharmaceutical, food, etc ...
  • Ministries of Agriculture, Economy, Industry, Health,
  • Certification Bodies, standardization, etc ...
  • Research Organizations in the field of analytical chemistry and analytical chemistry applied to food and environmental analysis.

Selected Teachers in Analytical Sciences

Ismail Ibrahim Abbas

Associate professor
Chemistry - Biochemistry department

Analytical Sciences M2 Courses


  • M1 Biochemistry
  • M1 Analytical Chemistry

General Infos

  • Diploma Level: BAC+5
  • Studies Duration:

    1 Year

  • Type: Professional
  • Teaching Language: French
  • Total Credits Number: 60
  • Location: Rafic Hariri University campus - Hadath
  • Supervisor: Farouk Omar Jaber
  • Email: fjaber(at)cnrs.edu.lb

Selected Projects

  • Validation de la méthode Quechers par rapport á ISO 17025 (2010-2011)
  • Evaluation du potentiel de la levure à dégrader certains pesticides azotés. (2010-2011)
  • Study of pesticides in a living organism (rat): its blood, adipose tissue, feces, urine, and liver by TIC & GC/MS (2010-2011)
  • Etude sur le traitement de l’eau au Centrale Thermique au Deir Ammar (2010-2011)
  • Characterization of fatty acids in cheese and detection of vegetable fat adulteration (2012-2013)
  • Analyse des aérosols atmosphériques par la méthode Rutherford Backscattering Spectroscopy, RBS et par Particle Induced X-ray Emission PIXE (2013-2014)
  • HACCP implementation in the production of fresh milk (2015-2016)
  • Standard pasteurization of food products stored in glass containers (2015-2016)

Selected Courses