CHM2990 - Introductory chemical research project
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Science
Leader(s): Level 2 Co-ordinator
This course allows students to undertake an introductory research project as part of their second year of study in Chemistry within the BSc Adv (Hons) or BSc (Science Scholar) degrees. The project will be carried out within the School of Chemistry teaching and research laboratories. Allied with the practical work will be tutorial materials and discussion on formal matters relating to OH&S, database searching, data analysis and presentation and report presentation.
Completing students will be proficient in literature searching & reviewing; understand design, development & implementation of a research project; have gained experimental skills & experience in data processing & interpretation; be able to communicate their results verbally & in writing.
Assessment: Written project proposal 10%
Laboratory work: 30%
Project report: 50%
Oral presentation: 10%
6 hours per week
CHM2911 and permission of head of school