The mole; chemical equations; titrations; atoms and molecules; energy levels; acids and bases; orbitals; bonds; molecular shapes; spectra; bond energies, hydrogen bonding.
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:
Laboratory work (20%)
Class examinations (20%)
Core Text:Matthews, Philip: "Advanced Chemistry", Cambridge University Press (1992); Foundation Books (2008) [UKC library shelfmark lrg QD 31.2 mat]
Burrows, Andy et al., "Chemistry3: Introducing inorganic, organic and physical chemistry", 2nd Edition, Oxford Press (2013) [UKC library shelfmark lrg QD 33.2 bur]
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
Acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of chemistry-based topics
Acquire experimental laboratory skills
Acquire problem-solving skills
Acquire data interpretation skills,
Be able to receive and respond to a variety of sources of information (e.g. textual, numerical, verbal, graphical).
Be able to solve problems 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.
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Credit level 3. Foundation level module taken in preparation for a degree.
- ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
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