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Chemistry Honours

Full time/Part time (BAppSc)

Enrolment code: KJC400/401

Offered: Launceston: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2,

Special note: full-time students enrol in KJC400 (100%), part-time students in KJC401 (50%)

Unit description:

The honours program aims to (a) develop written skills to a level appropriate for the submission of a paper for a refereed journal; (b) develop oral communications skills to a level appropriate for the delivery of a presentation at a national conference; (c) develop the ability to acquire relevant information on a particular subfield from the published literature and to synthesise a systematic and logical review which identifies key issues, concepts and theory; (d) provide practical research training through a specialised project to facilitate the design and conduct of future investigations in the chosen subfield and related areas; and (e) prepare candidates for undertaking higher degrees by research.

Content varies to accommodate staffing constraints and the candidate’s individual program. However, all candidates pursue a program of coursework comprising 40% of total assessment and a 60% research component as follows:

(a) Coursework – specialist lectures, seminars and assigned reading in areas of advanced Chemistry, specific both to the project and of a more general nature;

(b) Research project – a clearly defined program of original research in a field of Chemistry.

Staff Assoc Prof DC McWilliam, Dr AJ Seen, Dr TW Lewis For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 100%/50% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern weekly seminars and/or consultation with supervisor; lab/fieldwork Timetable
Prerequisites a sound bachelor degree with generally credit level or better in the final 3 sem of the Chemistry major (or an appropriate alternative background approved by Faculty)  
Assessment mode exams (30%), thesis (60%), seminar presentation of thesis results (10%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc tba, depending on subfield chosen. Library Catalogue
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Discipline (School) Chemistry  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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