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CH1402   Inorganic and Physical Chemistry 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: Lectures: 10.00 am, Practical classes: One per week 2.00 to 5.00 pm

The module includes lectures on bonding in simple molecules, inorganic solids, chemistry of the first row transition metals, properties of solids, states of matter and introductory spectroscopy.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CH1401 or have passed Higher or A-Level Chemistry (or equivalent) at Grade B or better.

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%, 1-hour Practical Examination = 5%, Coursework = 35%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 5%
Coursework: 35%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing 1-hour Practical Examination = 5%, Existing Coursework = 35%


Module teaching staff: Dr F D Morrison, Dr T van Mourik, Dr G Haehner, Prof P Lightfoot, Dr B E Bode, Prof R E Morris