CHEM06035 2013 CHEMISTRY 2

General Details

Full Title
CHEMISTRY 2
Transcript Title
CHEMISTRY 2
Code
CHEM06035
Attendance
75 %
Subject Area
CHEM - Chemistry
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
Author(s)
Declan Shelly
Programme Membership
SG_SPHAR_C06 201300 Higher Certificate in Science in Pharmaceutical Science SG_SSCIE_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) SG_SSCIE_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Science SG_SSCIE_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) SG_SHUMA_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Human Nutrition SG_SHUMA_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition SG_SSCIE_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science SG_SHUMA_B07 201800 Bachelor of Science in Science in Human Nutrition
Description

This module introduces student to fundamentals of Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the structural characteristics of the various homologous series and functional groups.

2.

Outline the chemical reactivity of different families of organic compounds.

3.

Explain the basic principles the kinetic theory and of the Gas Laws.

4.

Identify the factors which affect the rate of a chemical reaction.

5.

Solve a range of practical problems through the safe use of chemical equipment and techniques.

6.
Communicate by written and verbal means, the results of theory and practical based exercises in a logical and coherent fashion.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

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Module Assessment Strategies

Students will be assessed using the Moodle learning platform and a range of Multiple Choice Questions. Further assessment methods include laboratory performance and end of year examination.

Repeat Assessments

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Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Introduction to Organic Chemistry.

Draw and name a range of organic molecules.

Illustrate the difference between the reactivity of the various homologous series based on their functional groups.

Introduction to Physical Chemistry.

Kinetic Theory of Gases

Reaction rates.

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Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
65 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
35 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Question and Answer sessions.
Computer aided self assessment Laboratory workshops
Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
2 Laboratory Sessions Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
3 Written assessment -
Multiple choice questions Short answer questions
Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 15 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,6

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Written Examination Final Exam Assessment 35 % End of Term 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Tiered Classroom Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Laboratory Practical Science Laboratory Laboratory Practical 2.5 Weekly 2.50
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self study 1.5 Weekly 1.50
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 5.50 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Timberlake, Karen C. Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry. Prentice Hall (2011)

ISBN-13: 978-0321741042

Other Resources

Module Lecture Notes

Additional Information

None