CHEM 461-463 Topics in Advanced Chemistry are made up of a series of 6-point modules, which may vary from year to year. Modules offered may include:
- Laser spectroscopy of inorganic systems
- Carbohydrate chemistry
- Carbon-rich chemistry and materials
- Molecular recognition and self-assembly
- Mechanisms of enzyme action and inhibition
- Topics in medicinal chemistry research
- Nanoscience and nanoscale materials
- Supramolecular chemistry: metallosupramolecular and mechanically-interlocked architectures, synthesis and applications
- Magnetically interesting complexes
- Chemistry in extreme environments
- The total synthesis of bioactive compounds
- A practical introduction to computational chemistry
- Natural Products Chemistry: The Colours and Flavours of Life
- Advances in marine and terrestrial products
- Advanced instrumental anaylsis
|Paper title||Topics in Advanced Chemistry|
|Points||20 points 20 points 20 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (18 February 2019 - 9 November 2019), First Semester (18 February 2019 - 21 June 2019), Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,307.76|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,517.77|
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate in-depth understanding of advanced concepts, theories, applications and current trends in chemistry.
- CHEM 461-463 are for students enrolled in the BSc(Hons), PGDipSci or MSc (2 year) degrees majoring in chemistry.
Associate Professor Nigel T. Lucas
Tel 64 3 479 5377
Location: Science II, 3n11
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- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Nigel T. Lucas
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- Paper Structure
- Modules are typically 10 lectures and may include tutorials/group discussions. Some
modules are assessed 'internally' during the year through a combination of assignments,
presentations and/or exams; otherwise, modules are assessed by exam in October.
BSc(Hons) students choose 12 modules for assessment, whereas PGDipSci/MSc students choose 12, 8 or 4 modules depending on which of the HAZA 401/HAZA 404 papers (if any) are chosen.
Textbooks are not required for this paper. However, individual lecturers may recommend literature to be consulted.