1 103.50 Units of topics
2 Admission into BSCHEAM-Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Energy and Advanced Materials)
2a Admission into BSCHFS-Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Forensic and Analytical Science)
2b Admission into BSCHNN-Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Nanotechnology)
2c Admission into BSCHCT-Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Clean Technology)
2d Admission into BSCHWS-Bachelor of Science (Honours)
3 Admission into HBSC-Bachelor of Science (Honours)
4 Admission into HBSC-CPSC-Chemical and Physical Sciences
4a Admission into CPSC-HP-Chemical and Physical Sciences
5 36 Units of topics
6 Admission into MSCCM-Master of Science (Chemistry)
6a Admission into MNT-Master of Nanotechnology
6b Admission into MSCPS-Master of Science (Physics)
Must Satisfy: ((1 and (2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d)) or (3 and (4 or 4a)) or (5 and (6 or 6a or 6b)))
Assumed knowledge
Successful completion of either a three year degree of the first three years of the four year degeree (108 units).
Topic description
The topic will cover advanced topics in research skills across a range of disciplines including chemistry, physics, nanotechnology, clean technology and forensic science. The modules will cover advanced topics in research skills such as communication of results, analysis of results, critical evaluation of results, critical evaluation of the literature, reviewing of seminars etc.
Educational aims
The topic aims to:

  1. Develop advanced generic skills for students and in particular those related to research
  2. Develop high level communication skills
  3. Develop research skills especially in data analysis and interpretation
  4. Develop skills to probe and understand the literature, seminars and other sources of information
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of this topic, students are expected to be able to:

  1. Become independent learners
  2. Communicate both orally and in written form, and to be familiar with modern, computer-based communication technology
  3. Have the ability to understand and interpret the data from cutting edge from a variety of sources
  4. Have the ability to analyse and interpret data from a range of instrumentation, equipment and other sources