2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
CHEM2420 Laboratory Work 2b
10 creditsClass Size: 70
Module manager: Dr Stephen Gorman
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
Pre-requisite qualificationsLevel 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
ObjectivesTo 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.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||55.00|
|Total Contact hours||45.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private study68 hours - completion of laboratory reports.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackMarking of laboratory reports on completion of experiments.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|In-course Assessment||Continuous assessment of lab reports, group work and online tests.||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Students who have completed sufficient laboratory work will be able to submit reports for the summer resit period. Students who have not completed sufficient laboratory work will be given an opportunity to do so over summer but if they have missed too much, they may need to resit the module as an internal student in the following year.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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