Physical Chemistry for Chemical Studies CHEM3028
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Chemistry
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
Physical Chemistry course for students at level 3 on the BSc Chemical Studies programme.
Weekly: on average, 2 lectures (32 lectures in total) and one tutorial.
Requirements of Entry
Grade D3 or above in both Chemistry 2X and Chemistry 2Y
Examination (100%) : one 2-hour degree exam
Main Assessment In: April/May
The aim of the Physical Chemistry for Chemical Studies course is :
■ To lay the foundations of a broad-based knowledge and understanding of physical chemistry
■ To promote independent and self-motivated study in physical chemistry;
■ To foster the skills required to solve physical chemistry related problems
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Demonstrate knowledge and general understanding of the central facts of modern physical chemistry;
■ Solve problems of a numerical or logical nature in the context of this understanding;
■ Read and interpret scientific literature;
■ Work independently and take responsibility for their own learning.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.