Advanced Spectroscopy (860C1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

This module explores the latest advances in Spectroscopy. It is based on recent developments in the subject, combining lectures and workshops, research talks, directed and independent reading and a critical work. Lectures will present current advances, with a focus on modern spectroscopic techniques for structure elucidation, investigation of molecular dynamics and ultra-sensitive detection and their application across chemistry, physics and biology. Workshops will provide a discussion forum for problem-solving activities.

Teaching

85%: Lecture
15%: Practical (Workshop)

Assessment

30%: Coursework (Essay)
70%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 26 hours of contact time and 124 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. 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.