Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Module code: NS3009

Topics Covered

  • Structure and reactivity of amino acids
  • Conformations of alicyclic systems
  • Differences in organic reaction mechanisms
  • Structure and reaction sequences for synthesis of aromatic species
  • Control of structure and bonding on outcome and selectivity of organic reactions
  • Methods of preparation of organic molecules
  • Differences in inorganic reaction mechanisms
  • Spectroscopic analysis or organometallic species
  • Chemical kinetics of inorganic chemistry

Learning

  • 66 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 4 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 220 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

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