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2020/21 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

CHEM2415 Laboratory Work 2X

15 creditsClass Size: 10

Module manager: Dr Stephen Gorman
Email: s.a.gorman@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan), Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

Pre-requisite qualifications

Suitable qualification from the home institution

This module is mutually exclusive with

CHEM2410Laboratory Work 2a
CHEM2420Laboratory Work 2b
CHEM2690Laboratory Work 2e

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

On completion of this module students will be able to:
- undertake a variety of experimental work, with due attention to safety, in the chemical laboratory;
- manipulate a range of apparatus and record data for subsequent analysis;
- synthesise molecules of some complexity;
- determine structural information from spectroscopic data.

Syllabus

The three components of the module comprise:
(i) the preparation and characterisation of a range of inorganic compounds, and the use of spectroscopic techniques;
(ii) the synthesis of a selection of organic compounds, and the identification of molecules using physical techniques;
(iii) a range of physical measurements and appropriate data analysis.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Laboratory401.0040.00
e-Lecture121.0012.00
Private study hours98.00
Total Contact hours52.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

Private study

98 hours - completion of laboratory reports.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Marking of laboratory reports on completion of experiments.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
PracticalAssessment of lab reports and skills plus online exercises100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

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

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 07/08/2020 18:22:56

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