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Course Overview

The module consists of three main components including lecture courses chosen to reflect a broad range of advanced topics in chemistry and assessed by examination. These courses are complemented by a number of workshops describing advanced research techniques again drawing from examples across the breadth of chemistry and these are continuously assessed. The workshops involve distinguished visiting lecturers. The final component involves a number of workshops focussed on topics such as how to analyse and critique papers drawn from the literature, how to critically assess research proposals and discussions of topical case studies involving matters of research ethics.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Professor Corrie Imrie

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • Either Master of Chemistry (Studied) or Master of Chemistry (Chemistry with Modern Languages) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Research-oriented library- and/or laboratory-based group and project work, lectures, report-writing, seminars. Reports, oral presentations, examination.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Examination (75%), coursework (25%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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