Analytical Chemistry 1 - Methods and Validation - CHEM5720

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Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Canterbury
Autumn Term 5 15 (7.5) Jon Tandy checkmark-circle

Overview

Analytical chemistry underpins all other aspects of the discipline, and covers not only how to find out what a thing is but how to design experiments and confirm results to quantify just how confident you can be that your answer is useful. This module takes a pragmatic, applications driven approach to sample preparation, analysis, and data validation.

Details

Contact hours

Private Study: 124
Contact Hours: 26
Total: 150

Availability

Not available as an elective module

Method of assessment

• Online Quiz 1 (1 hour) – 5%
• Online Quiz 2 (1 hour) – 5%
• Assessed Worksheet 1 (4 hours) – 20%
• Assessed Worksheet 2 (5 hours) – 25%
• Assessed Worksheet 3 (4 hours) – 20%
• Assessed Worksheet 4 (5 hours) – 25%

Indicative reading

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Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of core and foundation chemical, physical, and biological concepts, terminology, theory, units, conventions, and laboratory practice and methods in relation to the chemical sciences;
2. Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to chemistry and to apply this knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems;
3. Recognise and analyse problems and plan strategies for their solution by the evaluation, interpretation and synthesis of scientific information and data outside the context in which they were first studied;
4. Understand the importance of observational and instrumental monitoring of physiochemical events and changes, and the systematic and reliable documentation of the above;
5. Collate, interpret and explain the significance and underlying theory of experimental data to fundamental chemical principles.

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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