Aims and Objectives

School of Chemistry
Session 2023–24

On the following pages you will find the aims and objectives for all the modules taught in the School of Chemistry. Modules taught by multiple members of staff may have some subpages.

If there are any missing links, please contact Mrs Elizabeth Harris (ek6)

Level 1000 Modules

Semester One
CH1202 – Introductory Chemistry
CH1301 – The Impact of Chemistry
CH1401 – Inorganic and Physical Chemistry 1

Semester Two
CH1402 – Inorganic and Physical Chemistry 2
CH1601 – Organic and Biological Chemistry 1

Level 2000 Modules

Semester One
CH2501 – Inorganic Chemistry 2

Semester Two
CH2601 – Organic Chemistry 2
CH2603 – Organic Chemistry 2 (French)
CH2701 – Physical Chemistry 2

Level 3000 Modules

Semester One

CH3431 – Chemistry Workshop
CH3514 – Physical Inorganic Chemistry
CH3615 – Mechanism in Organic Chemistry
CH3716 – Quantitative Aspects of Medicinal Chemistry
CH3717 – Statistical Mechanics and Computational Chemistry

Semester Two

CH3431 – Chemistry Workshop
CH3512 – Organometallic Chemistry
CH3513 – Chemistry of Materials
CH3521 – Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
CH3612 – Synthetic Methodology
CH3613 – Carbohydrate and Nucleic Acid Chemistry
CH3712 – Quantum Theory of Atoms, Molecules and Solids
CH3715 – Introduction to Analysis of Materials

Both Semesters
CH3431 – Chemistry Workshop
CH3621_2_3 – Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CH3721 – Physical Chemistry Laboratory

Level 4000 Modules

Semester One
CH4461 – Integrating Chemistry
CH4514 – Advanced Metal Chemistry
CH4614 – Heterocyclic and Pericyclic Chemistry
CH4716 – Electrochemistry and Computational Chemistry

Semester Two
CH4515 – Advanced Main Group Chemistry
CH4612 – Blockbuster Pharmaceuticals
CH4615 – Fragrance, Food and Colour Chemistry
CH4715 – Functional Materials and Electrons in Solids
CH4717 – Fundamentals of Spectroscopy of Molecules and Solids

Both Semesters
CH4421 – Chemistry Research Skills Laboratory
CH4431 – Scientific Writing
CH4441 – External Placement
CH4442 – Chemistry Research Project
CH4453 – Chemistry Distance Learning (Materials Chemistry)
CH4455 – Chemistry Distance Learning (Inorganic Chemistry) – (CH4514)
CH4456 – Chemistry Distance Learning (Organic Chemistry) – (CH4614)
CH4458 – Chemistry Distance Learning (Physical Chemistry) – (CH4716)

CH5441 – Research Project

Level 5000 Modules

Semester One
CH5461 – Integrating Chemistry
CH5511 – Homogeneous Catalysis
CH5611 – Asymmetric Synthesis
CH5711 – Advanced Spectroscopic Methods
CH5716 – Processing of Materials
CH5717 – Nanostructured Materials

Semester Two
CH5517 – Advanced Physical Inorganic Chemistry
CH5518 – Blockbuster Solids
CH5612 – Natural Products, Biosynthesis and Enzyme Co-Factors
CH5613 – Reactive Intermediates
CH5614 – Chemical Biology
CH5616 – Molecular Recognition
CH5713 – Surface Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis
CH5714 – Chemical Applications of Electronic Structure Calculations
CH5715 – Energy Conversion and Storage

Both Semesters

CH4442 – Chemistry Research Project
CH5441 – Chemistry Research Project