Advanced Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Module code: NS4007

Topics Covered

  • Spectroscopy in determining structure and shape of organic compounds
  • Pericyclic reactions
  • Generation of radicals and carbenes
  • Investigation of the reactivity of transient species
  • How inorganic chemistry and physical methods can be used to solve unseen chemical problems
  • Selection of techniques and interpretation of data
  • Importance of inorganic chemistry in biomedicine and catalysis

Learning

  • 66 hours of lectures
  • 4 hours of tutorials 
  • 230 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2.5 hours (30%)
  • Exam, 2.5 hours (30%)
  • Coursework (40%)