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CM5558: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This module is designed to help students gain experience and confidence in using a variety of skills that are of importance for a professional chemist. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Alan Mccue
  • Dr Eve Wildman

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Msc Advanced Energy Materials: Energy Generation & Storage Technology
  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This module is designed to help students gain experience and confidence in using a variety of skills that are of importance for a professional chemist.  Specific activities have been designed which will enable students to undertake personal develop in important areas such as scientific communication, data analysis and other transferrable skills. 


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Workshop during University week s 26, 28, 30, 32, 34

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 26 Feedback Weeks 28

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Literature report

Online/written feedback.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateDevelop data analysis skills and presentation skills.
ProceduralEvaluateBe able to search, interpret and critically evaluate scientific literature.

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 30 Feedback Weeks 32

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Ethics/IP

Written/online feedback.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualUnderstandGain understanding of issues concerning ethics and intellectual property.

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 32 Feedback Weeks 34

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10 min + questions per student

Verbal/written feedback.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyDevelop written and spoken communication skills within a scientific context.
ProceduralCreateDevelop data analysis skills and presentation skills.
ProceduralEvaluateBe able to search, interpret and critically evaluate scientific literature.

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 28 Feedback Weeks 30

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Data analysis

Written/online feedback.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyDevelop written and spoken communication skills within a scientific context.
ProceduralCreateDevelop data analysis skills and presentation skills.
ProceduralEvaluateBe able to search, interpret and critically evaluate scientific literature.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resit those parts of the course that students failed. Pass marks carried forward.

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Where a student fails the course overall they will be afforded the opportunity to resit those parts of the course that they failed (pass marks will be carried forward).

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualUnderstandGain understanding of issues concerning ethics and intellectual property.
ConceptualApplyDevelop written and spoken communication skills within a scientific context.
ProceduralEvaluateBe able to search, interpret and critically evaluate scientific literature.
ProceduralCreateDevelop data analysis skills and presentation skills.

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