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¿Qué aprenderé?

Chemistry is a linear, quantitative subject containing a significant volume of factual material. It is an experimental science where practical work, and development of practical skills, is important. This four-year course is delivered through a mixture of "Core" and "add-on" modules using lectures, tutorials, problem classes and laboratory practical work, culminating in a major research project in the fourth year.Lectures provide the key information on a particular area and form the main basis by which you will learn the fundamental concepts and facts of the subject. In tutorials and workshops you will acquire and consolidate subject-specific knowledge, and also develop problem-solving skills embodying the concepts from lectures in a formative environment.Revision classes in the first year prepare you for the end of year examinations. Problem classes are used in the first year to develop mathematical and other quantitative skills in a problem-solving environment. Laboratory classes are used to teach, develop and refine subject-specific experimental skills of synthesis, measurement and characterisation that characterise a competent chemistry graduate, while applying concepts from lectures in an experimental environment.For the first three years of the course, you are expected to spend a minimum of one subsequent hour per hour of lecture contact on private study, reading and problem-solving using textbooks and other resources. Additional private study is directed at preparing for tutorials, workshops, writing reports of laboratory work and revision for examinations. In the four compulsory first year modules, you will attend seven hours of lectures, two hours of tutorials or problem classes and six hours of laboratory work each week. Additionally, a third of the year’s credits are from elective modules which involve between two and six hours of lectures and laboratories each week. Individual learning forms an important part of academic study.In the second and third years, you will typically attend 12 hours of lectures or workshops per week and 10 hours of laboratory work. The laboratory work in the course moves from a defined set of practicals in the first year towards a more open-ended course, providing choice and some element of project work in Year 3.The major element of the fourth year is an independent individual research project, carrying out novel chemistry research embedded within a research group within the Department of Chemistry under the supervision of a member of academic staff with who you will meet weekly or more frequently. Project work can be in collaboration with researchers in other universities or other disciplines in Durham, e.g., Biology and Physics. You will typically work for 20 to 30 hours per week for 19 weeks, and prepare a project report describing your findings. The assessment also includes a poster and an oral presentation, and training is provided in these skills. In addition, you will study for a third of your final year credits in two lecture modules, where there is a choice of topics, and the learning environment can be more focused on independent learning than in earlier years.You will be allocated an academic adviser at the start of the course, who normally delivers some first-year tutorials, provides feedback on examination performance, and remains with you throughout the course. Meetings between you and your adviser are timetabled three times a year, but you may always request further meetings. All members of the teaching staff are available to meet students on an "open office" basis.We review course structures and core content (in light of e.g. external and student feedback) every year, and will publish finalised core requirements for 2022 entry from September 2021.**For more information on thi

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Chemistry

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
£28.500,00 (US$ 35.611) por año
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Fecha de inicio

26 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

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Durham,

DH1 3HP, England

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
£28.500,00 (US$ 35.611) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

26 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

Stephenson College

Howlands Farm,

South Road,

Durham,

DH1 3DE, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

For US applicants completing the US High School Diploma, we require a minimum of three AP test or SAT subject test scores to be considered for admission.

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