NKEB14002U  CANCELLED BLOCK 3/4 Advanced Topics in Chemistry

Volume 2015/2016
Content

The course is based on self-selected topics in chemistry. There is a focusing on understanding an advanced topic and training in an independent evaluation of evidence from published papers. The project is finalized by a written report following standard principles for academic writing which is then defended at an oral examination.

Learning Outcome

Knowlegde:
Knowledge about an academically defined problem
Knowledge about the scientific literature which relates to the hypothesis of the project

Skills:
Indentify and describe a well-defined hypothesis
Provide an analysis of the determination factors and the consequences related to the hypotheses
Oral and written communication of the results of the group work

Competence:
Be able to apply a critical approach when discussing the results of the project
Be able to provide justified suggestions for future research

Problem based learning. Group work with a series of supporting lectures.
Credit
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
Oral examination, 30 min
At the latest one week before the end of the course, a written assignment should be handed in.
If missing or a late submission it will be graded as "absent". For timely delivery there will be a 30 min oral examination based on the assignment. The exam will begin with a 10-20 minute presentation by the student, followed by an oral examination.
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Several internal evaluators
Re-exam

Resubmission at next re-examination period.

Criteria for exam assesment

See learning outcome

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 25
  • Project work
  • 180
  • Exam
  • 1
  • Total
  • 206