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Advanced Chemistry and Biomolecular Science III - CBMS389

This unit is offered on a pass/fail basis.

In this full-year unit students undertake a research project, involving weekly research focused seminars and discussions, and mentor first year advanced chemistry students. This unit caters for students who are strong in chemistry and/or science and who are interested in pursuing a scientific career. It aims to encourage outstanding students to reach their full potential among their peers. In addition, students review the scaffolding of the degree, including: integrating major unit material; reflecting on the development of the graduate capabilities and how these have been achieved within the degree; and preparing a portfolio of achievements and future goals. This gives students an opportunity to synthesise their understanding of chemistry through the knowledge they have gained throughout their degree, reflect on the graduate capabilities they have acquired and consider their integration into the workforce. The weekly one hour discussion group/tutorials is based around recent advances in the molecular sciences. Student discussions are led by research scientists of the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences. In addition, students are required to participate in the activities of at least one research group within the department over the long vacation. Students write up their results in the form of a scientific journal article.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

FY1 Day - Sessions 1 and 2, February to November, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Professor Peter Karuso

39cp at 100 level or above including CBMS188 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):

Medical Sciences


Unit Type:
Assessed As: Pass/Fail
Offered By:

Department of Molecular Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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