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CM4036: MCHEM GROUP PRACTICAL (2022-2023)

Last modified: 21 Oct 2022 10:21


Course Overview

The aim of this first half-session course is to provide a combination of research experience and group work via research-focused group activities involving experiment planning, teamwork and the collection, sharing and interpretation of data. The group, in consultation with the supervisors, will develop a project plan where the overall aim and the objectives of the individual students are established. The development of a variety of transferrable skills is an important feature of this module, including working in a team, project planning, the presentation of results, time management, report writing and verbal communication.



Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Mark M. Law

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • One of Master of Chemistry (Studied) or Master of Chemistry (Chemistry with Modern Languages) (Studied) or Master of Chemistry for the Offshore Industry (Studied) or Master of Chemistry in Oil and Gas (Studied) or Master of Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

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

Learning outcomes: students to work to strict deadlines; students to lead their projects and propose experiments/syntheses/tests/analyses etc.; students to collect, share, analyse and interpret data; students to measure progress against agreed initial objectives; students to provide concise progress reports; students to give group presentation to their supervisor team; students to prepare individual final reports on their project. 

Content: Research-focused small-group projects led by supervisor teams.




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

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

Summative Assessments

Report: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Group progress report

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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30 minutes presentation. 

Verbal feedback on oral presentation.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
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Individual final report.

Marked final report returned to students. The final mark will be reported to Registry (and student portals) after approval at the January examiners' meeting.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Design Project: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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1000 word group planning report.

Marked initial and progress reports returne to students. 

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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