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Department of Chemistry, Programme Catalogue 2013/14

RXXX-AFM23: Integrated PhD Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Leading to the award of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

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  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 42; Dissertation/Project credits: 48

Academic Year: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
XX50192 Research project 1 24 Credits

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CE50171 Clean technology: design of sustainable chemical processes 6 Credits
CE50173 Sustainable development 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 Unit(s) from the following list:
Students with a Chemistry related background must take CE50170; students with a Chemical Engineering related background must take CH50180.
CE50170 Principles of chemical engineering for non-engineers 6 Credits
CH50180 Fundamentals of organic chemistry for non-chemists 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits
ZZ50003 Director of Studies approved unit 12 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CE50172 Introduction to environmental management 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 Unit(s) from the following list:
Students without a background in Chemistry must take CH10087.
CE50174 Green chemistry and processes metrics 6 Credits
CE50175 Industrial catalytic processes 6 Credits
CE50206 Design and assembly of continuous flow set-ups 6 Credits
CH10087 General chemistry 6 Credits
CH50181 Catalysis and sustainability 6 Credits
CH50182 Materials chemistry for sustainable energy 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CH50183 Public engagement 1 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
XX50193 Research project 2 24 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2013/14 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.