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CH2701   Physical Chemistry 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 2

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

The module includes lectures on quantum mechanics, thermodynamics and electrochemistry, kinetics, molecular spectroscopy and diffraction and mathematical tools for chemistry.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CH1202 or pass CH1402

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 106

Guided independent study hours: 194

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-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: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing 1-hour Practical Examination = 5%, Existing Coursework = 35%


Module teaching staff: Prof C J Baddeley, Dr G Haehner, Prof P A Wright, Prof S E M Ashbrook, Dr R Schaub