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On completion of the module the student will have gained experience of working in a research environment and of devising and executing solutions to research problems. They will have acquired knowledge and understanding of a range of chemical and instrumental methods and of the design of research projects. They will also be able to carry out an effective literature search relating to the development of a research project. In addition, they will have gained experience in the presentation of scientific work as posters, oral communications and written reports.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
This module is intended for students in the final year of an Honours Chemistry degree program or postgraduate students in a Chemical discipline. Other students wishing to take this module must have a comparable background in chemistry and must consult the School.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: Oral Presentation||Week 1||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Continuous Assessment by Project PI of performance||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: submission of a thesis||Week 9||n/a||Graded||No||
|Oral Examination: viva examination with 2 members of staff||Week 10||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|Repeat||Within Two Trimesters|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
Formative feedback should be continuous from both the PI and any lab supervisor. Formative feedback on the thesis introduction given following submission of a thesis introduction in trimester 2 week 1.
|Professor Dermot Brougham||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Andrew Phillips||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Marina Rubini||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 50||Week(s) - 1||Mon 16:00 - 16:50|
|Lecture||Offering 50||Week(s) - 1||Thurs 14:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 50||Week(s) - 1||Tues 11:00 - 11:50|
|Lecture||Offering 50||Week(s) - 1||Tues 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 50||Week(s) - 1||Wed 14:00 - 15:50|