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CH2501   Inorganic Chemistry 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 1

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

The module includes lectures on metal complexes and organometallics, descriptive transition-metal chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, solid-state chemistry and descriptive main-group chemistry.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CH1402 or ( pass CH1401 and pass CH1601 )

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures, 1 tutorial and 2 x 3-hour afternoon practicals.

Scheduled learning hours: 93

Guided independent study hours: 207

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, 15-minute Practical Examination = 5%, Coursework = 35%

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

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing 15-minute Practical Examination = 5%, Existing Coursework = 35%


Module coordinator: Dr B A Chalmers
Module teaching staff: Dr P Kilian, Prof P Lightfoot, Dr E Zysman-Colman