Skip to content | Change text size

CHM2990 - Introductory chemical research project

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader: Level 2 Co-ordinator


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2007 (Day)


This course allows students to undertake an introductory research project as part of their second year of study in Chemistry within the BSc Adv (Hons). The project will be carried out within the School of Chemistry teaching and research laboratories. Allied with the practical work will be tutorial materials and discussion on formal matters relating to OH&S, database searching, data analysis and presentation and report presentation.


Completing students will be proficient in literature searching & reviewing; understand design, development & implementation of a research project; have gained experimental skills & experience in data processing & interpretation; be able to communicate their results verbally & in writing.


Assessment: Written project proposal 10%
Laboratory work: 30%
Project report: 50%
Oral presentation: 10%

Contact hours

6 hours per week


CHM2911 and permission of head of school