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Chemistry Modules

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Year 1

 

Core Modules

Optional Modules

Introduction to Organic Chemistry All Year 1 Modules are core
Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry  
Introduction to Physical Chemistry  
Chemistry Laboratory and Assessed Work  
Mathematics for Chemists  
   

Year 2

 

Core Modules

Optional Modules

Selective Organic Synthesis All Year 2 Modules are core
Mechanistic and Biological Chemistry  
Electrons in Molecules and Solids  
Transition Metal Chemistry  
Materials and Polymers  
Statistical Mechanics and Electrochemistry  
Chemistry Laboratory  
   

Year 3

 

Core Modules

Optional Modules

Advanced Organic Chemistry and Laboratory Molecular Structure and Dynamics
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory Bioorganic Chemistry
Advanced Physical Chemistry and Laboratory Polymers and Colloids
Advanced Analytical Chemistry Energy
Molecular Pharmacology * Advanced Coordination and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry
​MChem Industrial Placement Project † Business Studies **
​International Placement Project ‡ Communicating Science
​International Placement Poster Presentation ‡ ​Secondary School Teaching
  ​Extended Lab ***
   

Year 4

 

Core Modules

Optional Modules

Research Project and Methodology ​Advanced Computational Chemistry
  Advanced Molecular Pharmacology
  Advanced Medicinal and Biological Chemistry *
  Synthetic Chemistry I (Organic)
  Synthetic Chemistry II (Metallo-organic)
  Synthetic Chemistry III (Macromolecular)
  Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology
  Advanced Chemical Biology
  Advanced Biophysical Chemistry
   
[ * Module is core for Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry Degrees ]
[ † Module is core for MChem Chemistry with Industrial Placement ]
[ ‡ Module is core for MChem Chemistry with Internat'l Placement ]
[ ** BSc Only]
[ *** Compulsory for MChem ]
   
Our flexible degree courses allow you to take additional subjects from other departments alongside your chemistry modules, with approval from your Personal Tutor and the module leader. Examples of modules taken by our students include Computer Programming, Genetics, Starting a Business, Introduction to Finance, and a wide range of languages from Spanish to Japanese.