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CM5041: PRACTICAL EXERCISE AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (2022-2023)

Last modified: 21 Oct 2022 13:30


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
  • Prof Donald E. Macphee
  • Dr Rainer Ebel

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.

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

  • 4 Science Laboratories during University weeks 9 - 12
  • 2 Science Laboratories during University weeks 14 - 16
  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 18

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

Summative Assessments

Written assignments and reports

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 67
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Oral Exam and Report

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements (pass marks carried forward)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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