ĶOS002 Master Thesis

Code ĶOS002
Name Master Thesis
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Chemistry and Chemical Technology
Faculty Department of Chemical Technology of Biologically Active Compounds
Academic staff Māra Jure, Māris Turks, Ērika Bizdēna, Aigars Jirgensons, Edgars Sūna
Credit points 20.0 (30.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Independent theoretical part (Introduction, Literature review on theme) and experimental investigation, carried out in order to solve particular scientific problem, with finalization of research results for publication in scientific journal (Results, Experimental part, Conclusions). Elaboration of methods of synthesis and analysis of complicated organic compounds. Purification and analysis of substances; application of modern methods of analysis for establishing of chemical structure. Coherence of structure-activity and structure-properties relationships. Scaling of methods of synthesis for industry needs..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Proficiency of independent analyzes of literature data and suggestions for solutions of problem. Capability to carry out complicated synthesis and analysis of organic compounds. Proficiency to elaborate new and to improve known methods of synthesis and analysis. Skills to work with necessary experimental equipment, capability to carry out experiments and to assess validity of obtained data independently. Capability of professional assessment of results, to accomplish conclusions, to suggest perspectives of further development of investigations. Proficiency to format Thesis according requirements, to prepare material for publication, to present it publicly and to defend Thesis with certainty.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Proficiency of literature data analysis and competence to propose solutions of problem. - Positive assessment of literature review of Master's Thesis.
Practical skills to carry out synthesis and analysis of complicated organic compounds, proficiency to elaborate and to improve methods of synthesis and analysis, to work out technological schemes of synthesis, to perform scaling. - Positive assessment of results and experimental part of Master's Thesis.
Ability to formulate the aim of investigations, to propose ways for solution of problems, proficiency to carry out independent investigations, to analyze and to assess results. Capability to carry out research on synthesis and analysis of organic compounds and to prepare corresponding publication. - Positive assessment of literature review, results, experimental part and conclusions of Master's Thesis.
Proficiency to prepare and to format Master's Thesis according to requirements, to present and to defend publicly and with certainty results of research. - Positive assessment of defense of Master's Thesis.
Course prerequisites Bachelor degree in chemistry or chemical technology

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