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CH4002 - Chemistry Honours Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: CH4002 CH4003
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject is the first of two subjects (the other being CH4003) that in combination constitute the full-year Honours subject in the Discipline of Chemistry. The subject is a combination of a major research project and coursework.

Learning Outcomes

  • to allow students to extend their understanding of chemistry by undertaking advanced level short courses in chemistry;
  • to allow students to develop practical skills in Chemistry by undertaking a major research project in a chemistry research laboratory.

Subject Assessment

  • 10% for each of three completed subjects selected with supervisor's approval - (30%) - Individual
  • 45%: Thesis. 20%: Supervisor marks on productivity and intellectual ownership. 5%: Oral Presentation - (70%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: CH3101 AND CH3102 AND CH3103 AND CH3104


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Seminar Presentations
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.