Courses & Units

Chemistry Research Project KRA337

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

This unit is available only to students already enrolled in a Chemistry major. Enrolment in this unit depends on the availability of a suitable project, supervisor and resources.

This unit is classed as a restricted unit which means that approval from the unit co-ordinator must be obtained for enrolment.

Introduction

This unit comprises a one-semester research project in chemistry for advanced students. This unit will only be offered to students who are currently enrolled in units leading to a major in Chemistry (within the BSc, BBiotech, BBioTechMedRes or BEnvSci programs) and then only with the approval of the Head of School. Once approved, students should speak to academic staff and discuss suggestions for suitable projects before the start of semester (please refer to the unit outline for detailed timelines).

The unit will involve the equivalent of 6 hours per week for 13 weeks spent in planning, conducting and reporting on a research project in an area negotiated between the student and the supervising academic staff.

Summary

Unit name Chemistry Research Project
Unit code KRA337
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
Discipline Chemistry
Coordinator

Assoc Prof Michael Gardiner

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Summer school (early) On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Summer school (early) On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018
Summer school (early) 6/11/2017 1/1/2018 1/1/2018 18/2/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,437.00 010599

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

  • Currently enrolled in a Chemistry major (within the BSc,BBioTechMedRes or BEnvSci programs)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

6 hours per week - flexible

Assessment

Research plan (10%), research performance (30%), written report (60%), research seminar (hurdle requirement).

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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