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CHM2990

Faculty of Science

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Monash Passport categoryResearch Challenge (Investigate Program)
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Level 2 Co-ordinator

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

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

Assessment: Written project proposal 10%
Laboratory work: 30%
Project report: 50%
Oral presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Perran Cook

Contact hours

6 hours per week

Prerequisites

CHM2911 and permission of head of school

Co-requisites

CHM2922