• Offered by Research School of Chemistry
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Chemistry
  • Areas of interest Chemistry
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Edith Sevick
    • Prof Anthony Hill
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    Second Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

A selection of research projects from within the Discipline of Chemistry will be on offer.  Students will undertake their individual project within a research group in the College of Physical Sciences under the supervision of the group leader. This is an Honours Pathway Course.  Completion of particular chemistry C courses may be a requirement  for certain of the projects on offer.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. plan and engage in a critical investigation of a chosen area of specialisation in chemistry, in the context of working within an internationally competitive research group
2. systematically identify relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, and draw appropriate conclusions
3. engage in systematic discovery and critical review of appropriate and relevant information sources
4. communicate research concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:

  • Lab book (30%; LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Written report (50%; LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • 10-minute seminar (10%; LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Supervisor assessment of research potential (10%; LO 1, 2, 3, 4)

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Workload

A maximum of 65 hours of project work in a research laboratory.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 12 units of 3000 level chemistry (CHEM) courses.

Assumed Knowledge

CHEM2101 or CHEM2201

Majors

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1650
2004 $1926
2005 $2298
2006 $2520
2007 $2520
2008 $2916
2009 $2916
2010 $2916
2011 $2946
2012 $2946
2013 $2946
2014 $2946
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3390
2004 $3450
2005 $3450
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4412 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A
4413 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Chemistry Topic #1
7427 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A
Chemistry Topic #2
7492 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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