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Bachelor's Project in Chemistry

  • ECTS credits15
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeKJEM298
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian.
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ECTS Credits

15.

Level of Study

Bachelor.

Place of Instruction

Bergen.

Objectives and Content

The aim of the course is to give the student experience of scientific work methods by planning a scientific project, performing the work and presenting the results orally and in writing. The course will include an introduction to library searches and correct use of citations, HSE evaluations and training in scientific presentation. The student will define a small theoretical or practical research project in cooperation with internal or external supervisors, perform the work and present the results orally to the research and student groups and in a written report.

Learning Outcomes

After the course, the student will know how to:

- Collect knowledge from the chemical litterature

- Plan and complete a research project of limited scope based on established scientific knowledge and methodology

- Present scientific results orally and in writing

Required Previous Knowledge

KJEM110, KJEM120, KJEM122, KJEM130, KJEM131, KJEM140.

Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap

None.

Access to the Course

For students at the Bacherlor's program in Chemistry only.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures: The teaching will be concentrated to specific periods, coordinated with other relevant courses.

Introduction

Library course: 10 hours

HSE information: 4 hours

Presentation techniques: 8 hours

Introduction to scientific methodology and written presentation: 12 hours

Ethics in science 4 hours.

Total: 34 hours

Project work

6 weeks (students will normally work i groups of 2-3 persons, but single person projects are also acceptable.

Reporting and presentation.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

80 % attendance to the introductory units is required, together with an oral presentation of the project at the beginning and after completion (valid 3 semesters including the teaching semester).

Forms of Assessment

Written report.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Assessment Semester

Spring.

Course Evaluation

The students will access the course in accordance with the guidelines at the University of Bergen.

Programme Committee

Department of Chemistry.

Course Coordinator

Department of Chemistry.

Course Administrator

Department of Chemistry.

Department

Department of Chemistry.