Courses & Units

Separation Principles and Processes ZAS226

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart

Note:

Hobart and Cradle Coast students will need to travel to Launceston to attend a 2-day workshop for this unit

Introduction

Chemical and physical separation principles underpin many industries of the modern world. In this unit you will extend your knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of substances and their interactions. Through laboratory-based and other activities you will investigate separation principles and they apply to processes such as distillation, extraction, adsorption and filtration in a variety of industries. You will consider complex problems as well as the challenges and opportunities relevant to the application of these processes in industry.

In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:

- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.

You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.

Summary

Unit name Separation Principles and Processes
Unit code ZAS226
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Applied Science
Coordinator Mrs Jodie Lee
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the chemical and physical principles and processes relating to the separation industries
  • Apply chemistry knowledge, relevant to industry, in a practical setting
  • Analyse and evaluate separation principles and processes such as adsorption, distillation, filtration and extraction
  • Evaluate industry challenges and opportunities to propose improvements and innovations
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010599 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,701.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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

Requisites

Prerequisites

ZAS233

Mutual Exclusions

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

ZAS207

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lectures online; Tutorials 1-2 hours per week; Labs/field trips 5 days per semester (including a 2-day workshop in Launceston)
 

AssessmentAT1: Separation in the Laboratory (30%)|AT3: Separation Industry Problem (Wicked Problem) (40%)|AT2: Separation Process Investigation and Explanation (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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