Co-ordination Chemistry (F1083)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

This module, Co-ordination Chemistry, provides a complete description of the non-organometallic molecular chemistry of the transition metals.

The module includes:

  • structure and bonding of coordination compounds
  • aspects of symmetry
  • inorganic reaction mechanisms
  • applications of NMR to inorganic systems
  • magnetochemistry.


43%: Lecture
57%: Practical (Practical, Workshop)


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

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 61 hours of contact time and 89 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.