Chemistry

Instrumental Analysis

Module code: F1015
Level 6
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Practical, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework

This module gives an overview of a variety of different analytical techniques used by chemists. You will gain valuable insight into the techniques used in industry as well as the necessary practical skills to be able to perform accurate chemical analyses.

You will also be able to differentiate between the techniques and be able to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the various techniques in a range of different circumstances.

 

Module learning outcomes

  • A systematic understanding of a variety of analytical techniques, including spectroscopy, chromatography and mass spectrometry
  • Compare various analytical methods and assess the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Implement suitable methods of sampling and analysis
  • An ability to deploy accurately established statistical techniques to analyse analytical data