Course Title: Chemistry Elective G

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Chemistry Elective G

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


135H Applied Sciences


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006

Course Coordinator: Dr Jeff Hughes

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3370

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 3.2.16

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course provides you with the opportunity to perform a detailed literature investigation of an area of specialised knowledge which is not provided in the formal program structure. You will need to negotiate with the course coordinator to define the learning area and mode of learning, which will normally involve direct learning, literature research and study and periodic discussion with the coordinator and other members of staff supervising the dissertation.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The course aims to extend both the student’s fields of interest in chemistry and develop the skills needed to communicate the knowledge gained and critical skills needed to evaluate this knowledge.

Overview of Learning Activities

The primary activity is the production of a written dissertation on the chosen topic.

Overview of Learning Resources

The student will normally carry out his/her own research and access resources through the library and/or the internet. Some resources may be provided by the lecturer as a starting point.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is based on the submitted dissertation.