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Undergraduate Course: Chemistry 3B (VS1) (CHEM09009)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Chemistry CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityPart-year visiting students only
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummarySemester 1 lecture course and tutorials/workshops from the Chemistry 3B course, available to visiting students only. Normally taken alongside CHE-3-AVS1. It consists of the following lecture courses: asymmetric synthesis; polymer chemistry; main group chemistry; reagents for organic synthesis; reactive intermediates; inorganic synthesis.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Chemistry 3B (CHEM09006)
Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Part-year visiting students only (VV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 30, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 16, Online Activities 2, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 2.5, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 145 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) One 3 hour exam.
Feedback Students will be provided with feedback through the following channels: Tutorials (small-group sessions, examples classes, and problem workshops). Online multiple-choice tests.
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)3:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an integrated knowledge and understanding of the synthesis, reactions, and properties of various organic and inorganic molecules.
  2. .
Reading List
Inorganic Chemistry 6th Edition, Weller, Overton, Rourke, and Armstrong, ISBN 978-0-19-964182-6
Atkins' Physical Chemistry 10th Edition, Atkins and De Paula, ISBN 978-0199543373
Organic Chemistry, Clayden, Greeves, Warren, ISBN 978-0198503460
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Problem solving skills.
Independent planning and learning.
Time management.
Appreciation of the role of chemistry in the modern world.
Additional Class Delivery Information Plus tutorials at times to be arranged
KeywordsC3B(VS1)
Contacts
Course organiserDr Andrew Lawrence
Tel: (0131 6)50 4831
Email: a.lawrence@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Fiona Scott
Tel: (0131 6)50 4707
Email: fscott34@ed.ac.uk
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