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CH3441   Mini Chemistry Project

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 9.00 am - 12.30 pm Mon - Fri for 5 weeks (Weeks 7 - 11).

This is a group-based exercise where the students will tackle an unseen problem. Skills to be developed will vary but will include some or all of the following: The use of spectroscopy, retrosynthetic analysis, literature searching, web based searching and design, synthesis, catalysis, mechanistic studies, computational chemistry, surface chemistry, biological chemistry, communication skills.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass at least 2 modules from {CH2501, CH2601, CH2603, CH2701}

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3.5-hours x 5 days (Weeks 7 - 11)

Scheduled learning hours: 88

Guided independent study hours: 112

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 30-minute Practical Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 60%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available, requires lab attendance to complete coursework

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J B O Mitchell
Module teaching staff: A selection of the Academic Staff