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CH30054: Industrial placement (BSc hons)

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Chemistry
Further information on credits Credits: 60
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: OT 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Placement (OT 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Reassessment not allowed
Further information on requisites Requisites: In taking this unit you cannot take CH30058 or take CH30082 or take CH30084. This unit is for students on BSc or MSci sandwich courses in the Department of Chemistry and will also be available to Natural Sciences students registered with the department.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims & Learning Objectives:
To provide students with an opportunity to gain a years experience of working in a chemical company or related organisation. The placement will allow students to:
* Apply knowledge and skills gained at University to real applications of Chemistry and related areas.
* Demonstrate a range of "key skills" such as team work, time and project management, oral and written communication.
* Participate in an extended programme of scientific work and develop professional skills appropriate to that area of work.

A laboratory or office based project with training programme will be conducted in a company or organisation approved by the Department of Chemistry. The content will depend on the precise requirements of the placement company.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

CH30054 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Chemistry
  • USCH-AKB08 : BSc(Hons) Chemistry for Drug Discovery with Industrial Placement (Year 3)
  • USCH-AKB02 : BSc(Hons) Chemistry with Industrial Placement (Year 3)
  • USCH-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Chemistry with Management with Industrial Placement (Year 3)
  • USCH-AKM07 : MSci(Hons) Chemistry with Management with Industrial Placement (Year 3)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* 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.