Chemical Principles (F1174)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

In the first two years of study, Chemistry is conventionally taught in three streams, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry, with relatively few requirements on you to cross the boundaries between the sub-disciplines. This module is a broadly based, capstone module, designed for all chemistry majors, whatever their area of interest. It will demonstrate and explore the connections and synergies between various areas of core material, drawing on topics from all three years of the degree course.


77%: Lecture
23%: Practical (Workshop)


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

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 29 hours of contact time and 121 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.