KJ3970 - Chemistry Specialization, Project Work


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Chemistry research and development project. The project topic is chosen in cooperation with the supervisor within research activities in chemistry at the Department. The research project will include several of the following components: planning and carrying out a limited chemical research Project in chemistry, based on literature or local Chemical expertise, Production of data, structuring and adequate interpretation of them; setting up and testing hypotheses; finding and making uses of new literature; writing a research project report.

Learning outcome

The Specialization project aims at giving the students a good knowledge in the chosen theme, and work experience in research based project work. After finishing course the student should: - be able to acquire on his/her own a good and up-to-date knowledge relevant to the given project from the literature; - be able to account for, and apply, the theoretical foundation of the actual project; - be able to explain how own research results are connected with previous knowledge in the field and with adjacent areas of science; - be able to account for his/her actual work done, and to extract and critically evaluate the results of it; - be able to present his/her research results in a written report; - master the standard working tools for the relevant scientific discipline which were needed to work for the actual project; - Work in a research team; - Have acquired the necessary HSE knowledge and safe working practices.

Learning methods and activities

Individual research project with academic supervision. English teaching by request. A written final report is to be delivered and one or two presentation(s) (oral, poster etc.) may have to be given during and/or at the end of the project. The evaluation Grade will be based on the performance in the project work and in the written final report.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Miscellaneous Courses - Faculty of Natural Sciences (EMNE/NV)
Miscellaneous Courses in Science (NTDIV/MN)

Required previous knowledge

Passed the Basic Chemistry courses, and courses at level II that cover the specific basics for the area of the research project.

Course materials

Information will be given in the beginning of the course/project.

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Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

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Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Chemistry
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Chemistry



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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