Courses & Units

Advanced Analytical Techniques KRA344

Hobart

Note:

This unit is intended for all students majoring in chemistry along with those with interests in the physical sciences, biotechnology, medical and biomedical research, life sciences, earth sciences, Antarctic science, marine science, and pharmaceutical science.  Students who would like to do this unit but have a timetable problem with either lectures or laboratory work should consult the Unit Coordinator.

Introduction

This unit concentrates on instrumental methods of analysis and provides a sound foundation to the theory and application of modern analytical techniques.  This unit is of importance to all who rely on the use of instrumental analysis in their field of endeavour. Topics within this unit include gas and liquid chromatography, electrophoresis, elemental and molecular spectroscopy, portable analytical technology, and electrochemistry and sensors.

The laboratory program reinforces concepts introduced in lectures and gives students experience in good laboratory practice and protocol, and hands-on experience of modern analytical instrumentation. 

Overall this unit presents theory and practice of instrumental analysis in a context relevant and key to all areas of scientific study including, but not limited to the physical sciences, biotechnology, medical and biomedical research, life sciences, earth sciences, and pharmaceutical science areas.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Analytical Techniques
Unit code KRA344
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
Discipline Chemistry
Coordinator

 Prof Michael Breadmore

Teaching staff

Prof Michael Breadmore, Assoc Prof Robert Shellie, Dr Trevor Lewis, Prof Brett Paull, Prof Emily Hilder, Assoc Prof Joselito Quirino, Dr Ashley Townsend.

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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 010500

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

Prerequisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KRA332, KRA336, KRA306

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3x1-hr teaching sessions weekly (total 39), 4-hr lab weekly (10 weeks)

Assessment

3-hr examination (60%), laboratory (35%), assignments (5%)

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Textbooks

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