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2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

CHEM2420 Laboratory Work 2b

10 creditsClass Size: 50

Module manager: Dr S A Gorman

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable

Year running 2019/20

Pre-requisite qualifications

Level 1 in Joint Honours (Science) with Chemistry or equivalent and a pass in either CHEM1421 or CHEM1422

This module is not approved as a discovery module


To gain further experience of relevant modern laboratory practice, which may include the synthesis and characterisation of chemical compounds, and the recording and analysis of physical measurements.


The three components comprise:
- the preparation of characterisation of inorganic compounds, and the use of spectroscopic techniques;
- the synthesis of a selection of organic compounds;
- a range of physical measurements and appropriate data analysis.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours10.00
Total Contact hours90.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

10 hours - completion of laboratory reports.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Marking of laboratory reports on completion of experiments at approximately weekly intervals.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
PracticalContinuous Assessment100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 05/11/2019 08:50:04


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