Chemical Reactivity and Analysis - NATS0007

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Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Spring Term 3 20 (10) Aaron Berko checkmark-circle


This module will cover chemical concepts and principles. Through lectures and workshops, student will learn about how chemical reactions occur and the fundamentals and uses of common transformations. This will be accompanied by an introduction to the methods by which these can be studied. The application of these concepts and techniques in chemistry, forensic science, biological and exercise science will be explored in workshops, illustrating their fundamental importance in the natural sciences.


Contact hours

Private Study: 170
Contact Hours: 30
Total: 200

Method of assessment

• Online Moodle Quiz 1 (20 Questions) – 10%
• Online Moodle Quiz 1 (20 Questions) – 10%
• Online Moodle Quiz 1 (20 Questions) – 10%
• Online Moodle Quiz 1 (20 Questions) – 10%
• Problem Solving and Data Analysis – 10%
• Examination (2 Hours) – 50%

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Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of fundamental modes of reactivity across the periodic table;
2. Demonstrate elementary knowledge and understanding of quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis;
3. Demonstrate elementary knowledge and understanding of organic and inorganic compounds, their industrial synthesis, and their reactivities;
4. Synthesise data from analytical techniques to solve elementary problems in organic and inorganic chemistry.


  1. Credit level 3. Foundation level module taken in preparation for a 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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