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CH2601   Organic Chemistry 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: Lectures: 12.00 noon, Practical classes: Two per week 2.00 to 5.00 pm

The module includes lectures on carbon-carbon bond formation, interconversion of functional groups, aromatic and heteroaromatic reactivity, mechanistic biological chemistry and organic spectroscopy.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CH1601 or pass CH1202

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CH2603

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 115

Guided independent study hours: 185

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, 1-hour Practical Examination = 7.5%, Coursework = 32.5%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 7%
Coursework: 33%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing 1-hour Practical Examination = 7.5%, Existing Coursework = 32.5%


Module teaching staff: Dr G J Florence, Prof M L Clarke, Dr R A Aitken, Prof T K Smith