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CH4441   External Placement

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 90

ECTS credits : 45

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on Chemistry degree programmes with External Placement

Planned timetable: Please Contact School

This module is intended to provide each individual student with direct experience of work in an industrial or similar laboratory. Activities are very varied, according to the nature of the particular company's or organisation's area of business. Some students will be engaged in synthetic work and some in analytical/measurement activities. Some will be based exclusively in a laboratory, while others will also be involved in liaison with the company's plant operators or with its customers.

Relationship to other modules

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

Co-requisite(s): You must also take CH4454 and take CH4455 and ( take CH4453 or take CH4456 ) or take FR5810

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Day-to-day supervision by company supervisor, liaising with member of School academic staff.

Module is a placement or study abroad

Scheduled learning hours: 0

Guided independent study hours: 0

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available; requires year-long external work to complete coursework