Module Details

The information contained in this module specification was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change, either during the session because of unforeseen circumstances, or following review of the module at the end of the session. Queries about the module should be directed to the member of staff with responsibility for the module.
Title CHEM360 - Year in Industry (MChem)
Code CHEM360
Coordinator Dr AJ Carnell
Chemistry
A.J.Carnell@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 6 FHEQ Whole Session 90

Pre-requisites before taking this module (or general academic requirements):

 

Aims

The aims of this module is to provide students with experience of working in an industrial environment to gain new laboratory and soft skills


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) The students will have acquired new practical experiencre as appropriate to the placement

(LO2) The student will acquire knowledge of new chemistry based on the requirements of the placement

(S1) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills – oral

(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written

(S3) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Following instructions/protocols/procedures

(S4) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Report writing

(S5) Time and project management - Personal organisation

(S6) Working in groups and teams - Time management

(S7) Personal attributes and qualities - Willingness to take responsibility

(S8) Commercial awareness - Relevant understanding of organisations


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Report writing is supported by guidance documents provided in VITAL and by feedback given in response to the literature essay. All new skills learnt at the company are on an individual basis and dictated by the specific requirements of each placement. Note: students also take CHEM340 by distance learning.


Syllabus

 

Whilst working for the company, the student will be expected to carry out a research project as determined by the industrial supervisor. The student will
- learn key lab skills and techniques as appropriate for the placement
- learn key transferable skills (team-working, taking responsibilty, time management etc) as appropriate for the placement
- learn new chemistry based on the requirements of the placement
The skills will be learnt at the company and developed over the year''s placement


Recommended Texts

Reading lists are managed at readinglists.liverpool.ac.uk. Click here to access the reading lists for this module.

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours         800

  800
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 100
TOTAL HOURS 900

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Project Assessment by industrial supervisor with guidance from academics. There is no re-submission opportunity. This assessment is not marked anonymously.  Placement is expecte    40       
Presentation/Viva There is no re-submission opportunity. This assessment is not marked anonymously.  60 minutes    20       
Dissertation There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This assessment is not marked anonymously.  approx. 10,000 words    27       
Literature Review There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This assessment is not marked anonymously.  4000 words    13