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CHEM480 Research Project

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A supervised project involving research and leading to the production of a research report.

CHEM 480 Research Project involves carrying out an original experimental research project on some aspect of state-of-the art chemistry.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code CHEM480
Subject Chemistry
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,166.68
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,931.47

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CHEM 481
Limited to

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 CHEM 480 is a paper taken by graduate research students, teaching staff will be those academic staff acting as research supervisors.

Paper Structure

Depends on individual project, but concludes with the submission of a research report in late September


Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of advanced concepts, theories, applications and current trends in chemistry
  • Demonstrate practical expertise in the laboratory

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system