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CH1401   Introductory Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: Lectures: 11.00 am, Practical classes: One per week 2.00 to 5.00 pm

The module includes lectures on the origin of the elements, atoms and the Periodic Table, shapes and properties of molecules, chemistry of the elements, properties of solutions, thermochemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have Higher or A-level Chemistry at Grade B or above or equivalent

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CH1202

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures, 1 tutorial and 1 x 3-hour afternoon practical.

Scheduled learning hours: 74

Guided independent study hours: 126

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%


Module teaching staff: Prof P A Wright, Prof R E Morris, Dr P Kilian, Dr S King