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Course Details in 2022/23 Session

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Module Title LF Introductory Inorganic Chemistry
Department Chemistry
Module Code 03 34680
Module Lead Dr Natalie Rowley
Level Foundation Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions This module is only available to students on the International Foundation Year programme (multiple pathways) and the Home/EU Foundation Year programmes in the EPS College.
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This introductory module delivers fundamental concepts and principles related to chemical elements, and their compounds. Thus, the module covers physical and chemical changes, valency, chemical formula and chemical reactions (stoichiometry). The concept of the mole is presented, and is used in related calculations.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Balance chemical equations, and use these equations to undertake reacting quantities calculations;
  • Apply their acquired knowledge to the solution of relevant problems within the context of the course, e.g. empirical formula calculations, calculations involving concentrations.
Assessment 34680-01 : Module Assessment : Class Test (50%)
34680-03 : Module Assessment : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Class test (30%) and exam (70%)
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