HONOURS CHEMISTRY

CHE4HNA

2015

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This unit comprises more advanced lectures and training in research. There are no formal or set experiments. Each student is required at the beginning of the course to choose the area of chemistry in which they wish to undertake a research investigation. A variety of lecture topics are offered across a wide range of subjects for example; mass spectrometry, chemical sensors, electrochemistry, NMR, mechanistic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and organometallic synthesis. Brochures will be supplied by the Department giving full details of all units offered.

SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in SHS or SHBIS or SHMC or SHMES.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CHE40HON, CHE41HON

Equivalent subjects CHE41HON

Special conditions This unit of study represents one semester of a year long program. Students commence their Honours program either in February for first semester or July for second semester.

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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Seven 6.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"42x1 hr lectures per academic year across HNA and HNB. 7 lecture topics 6hrs each (but not in 6 hr blocks)"

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 5.0 days supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students commence their research project early in February or in July"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Lecture units are assessed by a combination of exams, assignments or take-home projects30
The research projectis assessed on the basis of a thesis, an oral examination, literature review and seminar presentation. The assessment components listed are the combined assessment for CHE4HNA and CHE4HNB.70

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 5.0 days supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students commence their research project early in February or in July"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Seven 6.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"42x1 hr lectures per academic year across HNA and HNB. 7 lecture topics 6hrs each (but not in 6 hr blocks)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Lecture units are assessed by a combination of exams, assignments or take-home projects30
The research projectis assessed on the basis of a thesis, an oral examination, literature review and seminar presentation. The assessment components listed are the combined assessment for CHE4HNA and CHE4HNB.70