School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Foundations of Practical Chemistry

Module code: CHE101

Credits: 15.0
Semester: YEAR
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1: Monday 12 pm - 2 pm
    Lab
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4: Thursday 9 am - 1 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4: Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11: Thursday 9 am - 1 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11: Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11: Monday 9 am - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11: Monday 1 pm - 5 pm
    IT Class
  • Semester 1: Weeks 12: Thursday 1 pm - 3 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 12: Thursday 3 pm - 6 pm

Contact: Dr Tippu Sheriff
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module is appropriate to first-year students undertaking degree programmes in the chemical sciences. It provides training in the principles and practice of key techniques of practical chemistry - including analytical methods, synthetic procedures, methods of purification, and the use of a range of instrumental techniques. Topics such as good laboratory practice, health and safety in the laboratory, the preparation of laboratory reports amd data analysis techniques are also covered.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 90.0% Practical, 10.0% Coursework
Level: 4