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CH4461   Integrating Chemistry

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This is a general chemistry module aimed at developing and consolidating fundamental aspects of basic understanding. Students will be encouraged to gain a deeper understanding of elementary core material by a combination of discussion, general reading, essay work and problem solving at a more advanced level than previously required. Students will be expected to read externally on related topics. In addition, each student will be required to submit an essay which will be on a topic relevant to the broader issues of chemical study and knowledge. The problems will apply the knowledge gained in Level 2000 Chemistry modules.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass at least 3 modules from {CH2501, CH2601, CH2603, CH2701}

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CH5461

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 classes per week over 8 weeks (Weeks 3-11) and a total of 3 x 1-hour seminars

Scheduled learning hours: 18

Guided independent study hours: 82

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: Oral Re-assessment = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr R Schaub
Module teaching staff: all staff