10 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This unit introduces the student to a variety of essential facts, principles and concepts from different branches of Chemistry, including physical, organic, inorganic and analytical. Topics covered include the structure of atoms, identifying and naming molecules with different functional groups and structures, bonding and intermolecular interactions, trends in the periodic table, reactions of acids and bases, rates of reactions, and chemical calculations. There will be opportunities to apply this knowledge to core case studies surrounding the chemical and biological sciences, and laboratory sessions.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students on DLL FY programmes

Staff Contact: Julie Cook
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Lab work

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