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Bachelor's Project in Chemistry

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeKJEM299
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
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Semester of Instruction

Spring

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 completing the course KJEM299 the student will be able to:

  • collect knowledge from the chemical literature
  • plan and complete a research project of limited scope
  • present scientific results orally and in writing

Required Previous Knowledge

KJEM110, KJEM120, KJEM122, KJEM130, KJEM131, KJEM140

Access to the Course

 The course is exclusively for students admitted to the Bachelor program in chemistry.

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

 Lectures: The teaching will be concentrated to specific periods.

Introduction part: Library course: 10 hours; HSE information: 4 hours; Presentation techniques: 12 hours; Introduction to scientific methodology and written presentation: 6 hours. Total: 32 hours.

Project work : 4 weeks (normally 2-3 students work together in a group, alternatively a student can work alone).

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

80 % attendance to the introduction part is required. Oral presentation of the project.

Mandatory attendance in the introduction part is valid for 2 following semesters.

Individual written report. Each student will be assessed individually. Participants in a group may get different grades based on the written report.

Forms of Assessment

Individual written report. Each student will be assessed individually. Participants in a group may get different grades based on the 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.

Course Evaluation

The students will evaluate the teaching according to the quality assurance system at UiB.

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Bachelor assignment

    Withdrawal deadline
    01.12.2017