UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

CHEM7400 Chemistry Honours Written and Oral Skills Part 1

Credit 6 points
(see Timetable)
Not available in 2017UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit is taken over two successive semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Students can commence the unit in either semester 1 or semester 2. The unit involves undertaking a program of study and research on a topic unrelated to their honours research project, as well as an extensive literature review on their research project including a bibliography.
Outcomes Students are able to obtain, analyse and present research data in different platforms, written and orally, and be able to interpret and critically appraise other research data.
Assessment This comprises the written summary of the seminar topic (10 per cent), the seminar presentation (40 per cent) and the thesis literature review (50 per cent).

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Sam Saunders
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in honours in Chemistry or Graduate Diploma in Science (50300)
Co-requisites: CHEM7403/CHEM7402 Chemistry Honours Research Project Part 1/Part 2

Patrick, G. L. An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry, 3rd edn: OUP 2005

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