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CH3E9 - Advanced Organic Chemistry and Laboratory

  • Module code: CH3E9
  • Module name: Advanced Organic Chemistry and Laboratory
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The objective of this module is to provide the students with the information they need to be able to determine the products from complex pericyclic reactions, intramolecular cyclisation processes, rearrangement reactions of reactive intermediates, and reactions creating new stereogenic centres by either substrate, reagent, or catalyst control.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Understand and apply empirical rules and models related to stereoelectronically-controlled reactions of organic molecules. Understand and apply selection rules for pericyclic reactions and intramolecular cyclisations, and understand their theoretical basis. Understand the frontier orbital approach to pericyclic reactions and use this top predict the outcome of reactions. Understand and apply Baldwin's rules for intramolecular cyclisation reactions. Formulate potential routes to compounds using their knowledge of reactive intermediates and their reactions. Understand how cation and anion rearrangements occur and can be used in organic synthesis Understand how carbenes and nitrenes can be used in organic synthesis Understand how radical rearrangements and cyclisations can be used in organic synthesis

Timetabled teaching activities

6 hours workshops + 30 hours laboratory sessions

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/CH3E9

Other essential notes

Pre-requisites: CH264

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: CH3E9-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Laboratory Report 33%
  Advanced Organic Chemistry and Laboratory 67%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed visiting/exchange students 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Biomedical Chemistry with Intercalated Year (B9F1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Biomedical Chemistry (BF91) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemistry 3 Year Variants (F100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) Variants (F101) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F105) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) (F107) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) (F107) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Chemistry 3 Year Variants (F121) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) Variants (F122) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F125) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry(with Intercalated Year) (F127) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry(with Intercalated Year) (F127) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Chemical Biology MChem with Intercalated Year (F1C1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemical Biology MChem with Intercalated Year (F1C1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Chemistry with Management (F1N1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemistry with Management (with Intercalated Year) (F1N2) - Year 4
  • MChem Chemical Biology (FC11) - Year 3
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A