Introductory Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Module code: NS2008

Topics Covered

  • Functional groups and their reactivity.
  • Isomers and conformers of organic molecules
  • How structure and bonding controls of outcomes and rates of organic reactions
  • Mechanisms of chemical reactions
  • Molecule structure prediction from spectroscopic data
  • Oxidation states of metals
  • Bonding in transition metal complexes
  • Geometry of complexes
  • Solid state structures

Learning

  • 64 hours of lectures
  • 12 hours of tutorials 
  • 10 hours of practical classes and workshops 
  • 214 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • 2 exams, 2 hours each (60%)
  • Coursework (40%)