Chemistry Special Topics Part B
Module code: CH1042
Module co-ordinator: Dr Bernard Rawlings
- Quantitative methods: sophisticated mathematical techniques including calculus and its uses in chemistry; graphical presentation of experimental data
- Molecules in nature: the role of organic molecules from the basic building blocks of life such as amino-acids, sugars and fatty acids, to more specialised molecules such as alkaloids and steroids; the role of molecules such as pheromones in ecology.
- Communication skills and industrial chemistry: preparing and presenting scientific oral and poster presentations for a range of audience types; conducting literature research; devising a solution to an ill-defined scientific problem.
- 10 one-hour lectures
- 14 one-hour practicals
- Exam, 90 minutes (50%)
- Communication skills (50%)