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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

CHEM3420 Laboratory Work 2M

20 creditsClass Size: 60

Module manager: Dr Stephen Gorman
Email: S.A.Gorman@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisite qualifications

Level 2 in Chemistry or equivalent

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

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

Syllabus

Students will undertake a selection of experiments in the organic, inorganic and physical chemistry laboratories appropriate to the level 3 theory modules and to the general development of laboratory technique.

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
Laboratory481.0048.00
e-Lecture61.006.00
Private study hours146.00
Total Contact hours54.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Completion of laboratory reports

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

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: 02/07/2021 10:55:13

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