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CHEM464 Topics in Advanced Chemistry

CHEM 464 Topics in Advanced Chemistry is a research communication paper that is taken concurrently with CHEM 480 Research Project (PGDipSci) or CHEM 495 Master's Thesis Preparation (MSc, 1st year). It is assessed on the basis of oral and/or written reports covering the research project.

Paper title Topics in Advanced Chemistry
Paper code CHEM464
Subject Chemistry
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,333.93
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,793.66

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Acceptance into a PGDipSci or MSc (2 year) degree


Associate Professor Nigel T. Lucas
Tel 64 3 479 5377
Location: Science II, 3n11

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinators: Associate Professor Nigel T. Lucas

As CHEM464 is a paper taken by graduate research students, teaching staff will be those academic staff acting as research supervisors.

Paper Structure
CHEM 464 applies to PGDipSci/MSc only and involves individual literature study into the topic of the student's research project.

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective,Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate in-depth understanding of advanced concepts, theories, applications and current trends in chemistry.

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 21-24
Wednesday 09:00-10:50 21-24
Thursday 09:00-10:50 21-24
Friday 09:00-10:50 21