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

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:26


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 Kassim Adebambo

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, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 4 Science Laboratories during University weeks 9 - 12, 14 - 16

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Assessment:

Oral Exam and Report - 33%

Written assignments and reports - 67%

Resit Assessment:

Resubmission of failed components (pass mark carried forward).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILOs for this course are available in the course guide.

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