Aims/Description: In this unit students select six courses from the following options. Three courses must be taken from each of section A and section B. Topics offered will vary from time to time. In addition, students select to do one piece of coursework from each of section A and section B. Section A: (a) Supramolecular Chemistry 1 (b) Metals in Medicine (c) Metals in Organic Synthesis (d) Mechanism and Reactivity in Organic Chemistry (e) Nanochemistry (f) Advanced Spectroscopy and Theory. Section B: (g) Homogeneous Catalysis (h) New Materials (i) Advanced Polymer Chemistry (j) Polymer Architectures (k) Quantum Chemistry (l) Physical Chemistry of Heterogeneous Catalysis.

Staff Contact: CROOK COLIN J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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