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CH5001 - Research and Dissertation in Chemistry

Credit points: 12
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

The student carries out an extensive review of the world literature and pursues a program of original research on a selected topic. The literature review and results of the research project are incorporated into a dissertation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Carry out a research project and analyse and interpret the results;
  • Prepare a dissertation on the topic and compare and contrast the results obtained with those reported in the literature;
  • Review the scientific literature on a particular topic and devise a research program to answer questions raised on that topic.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Thesis/dissertation - (70%) -


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 3
Census Date 04-Feb-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 900 hours - This is a 6 month supervised research project.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 900 hours - 900 contact hours in lab.

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