Introduction to Organic Chemistry (F1144)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

The aim of the module is to introduce you to organic chemistry and develop the ground-work needed for further study.

This includes the structures of organic molecules, bonding and an introduction to chemical transformations


36%: Lecture
58%: Practical (Practical, Workshop)
6%: Seminar (Class)


40%: Coursework (Report, Test)
60%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 63 hours of contact time and 87 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: