OverviewStates of matter; radioactivity; real and ideal gases; water. main group inorganic chemistry; phase diagrams, ideal solutions; miscibility, electrochemistry, forensic science techniques.
This module appears in:
55 lectures in 11 units of 5 lectures each, 24 hours of laboratory sessions.
This is not available as a wild module.
Method of assessment
Assessment of the module will be by coursework (40%) and end-of-year examination (60%).
The coursework will comprise the following components:
Weekly written coursework set in lectures (20%)
Laboratory work (12%)
Class examinations (8%)
Students will acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of chemistry-based topics, experimental laboratory skills, problem-solving and data interpretation skills, which are required for entry into Stage 1 of a Forensic Science degree course.
Students will be able to receive and respond to a variety of sources of information (e.g. textual, numerical, verbal, graphical). Problem solving by a variety of methods (especially numerical) including the use of computers. Have self-management plus organisational skills and the capacity to support life-long learning.