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CM5041: PRACTICAL EXERCISE AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:48


Course Overview

In this course, you will learn how to perform instrumental analysis on modern analytical equipment. The course comprises a variety of experiments with modern instrumentation including atomic absorption/emission spectrometry, mass spectrometric methods, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry, gas and liquid chromatography and atomic fluorescence spectrometry in practical lab sessions. It provides experience in data collection and data handling from modern instrumentation through practical experience in environmental and life science applications. Students learn about research dissemination, funding mechanisms, quality assurance and ethical issues.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Eva M. Krupp

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

  • Chemistry (CM) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • CM5550 Practical Exercise & Professional Skills in Analytical Chemistry (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course comprises a variety of experiments with modern instrumentation including atomic absorption/emission spectrometry, mass spectrometric methods, nuclear magentic resonance spectrometry, gas and liquid chromatography and atomic flourescence spectrometry in practical lab classes, combined with workshops and research dissemination, funding mechanisms, quality assurance and ethical issues.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Science Laboratories during University weeks 10 - 19
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 9 - 18
  • 1 Workshop during University weeks 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Oral Exam

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Learning Outcomes
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Written assignments and reports

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Formative Assessment

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