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 Year in Industry (MChem)
Code CHEM360
Coordinator Dr AJ Carnell
Chemistry
A.J.Carnell@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2018-19 Level 6 FHEQ Whole Session 90

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

completion of year two of an MChem programme with an overall average of greater than 55% 

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

The students will improve their general transferable skills including

-effective communication

-time management

-ability to self-learn

-taking responsibility

-team-working etc.

The students will learn new practical skills as appropriate to the placement


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Work Placement -

The placement is expected to be full time for a year.


Syllabus

Whilst working for the company, the student will be expected to carry out a 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.
Explanation of Reading List:

Teaching Schedule

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

800
Timetable (if known)           The placement is expected to be full time for a year.
 
 
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
Coursework  4000 words  13  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Literature Review 
Coursework  10,000 words  27  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Dissertation 
Practical Assessment  60 mins  20  No reassessment opportunity  Non-standard penalty applies  Viva There is no reassessment opportunity, Non-standard penalty applies for late submission,  
Practical Assessment  Assessment of the pr  40  No reassessment opportunity  Standard UoL penalty applies  Industrial Assessment There is no reassessment opportunity, Notes (applying to all assessments) - none