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Module Title LI Inorganic Chemistry IIa
Department Chemistry
Module Code 03 33991
Module Lead Dr Paul Anderson
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites LC Inorganic Chemistry I - (03 29216)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Tutorial-2 hours
Guided independent study-78 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This module builds upon the principles and concepts introduced in Year 1. The module begins with an introduction to Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory. This is followed by a more in-depth look at the chemistry of the d-block.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and concepts associated with the material delivered in each area;
  • Apply their acquired knowledge and understanding to the solution of relevant problems, including unseen and numerical problems;
  • Apply their knowledge and understanding to rationalise observations and trends, including previously unseen data;
  • Demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the synthesis, properties, structure determination, reactivity and bonding of s-, p- and d-block compounds.
Assessment 33991-01 : Module Assessment : Exam (School Arranged) - Written Unseen (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Worksheets (20%) and exam (80%)
Reading List