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The unit will develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards environmental science. Research training will be provided through workshops, seminars and completion of a research project in an appropriate area of environmental science. Students will be required to further develop their communication skills and understanding of environmental science through the review of a current environmental issue, the analysis and interpretation of research results, and communication of their research in a seminar and thesis.

Enrolment consists of four 25% units as follows:  KRA430, KRA431, KRA432, KRA433.

Summary 2021

Unit name Bachelor of Environmental Science Honours in Chemistry A
Unit code KRA430
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Chemistry

Dr Trevor Lewis

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

Equivalent 1 hour weekly, group discussions, consultations with supervisor, field and laboratory based research.


Desktop study of a current environmental issue 12.5%; Research funding application 12.5%; Laboratory Notebook 10%; Research seminar 10%; Research thesis including literature review 55%.

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