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Department of Chemistry, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

TSCH-AFM01: MRes Chemistry


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 42; Dissertation/Project credits: 48

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CH50100 Postgraduate training module 6 Credits
CH50102 Advanced group work in practical chemistry 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 12 Credits from the following list:
CH40127 Topics in inorganic chemistry 6 Credits
CH40128 Topics in organic chemistry 6 Credits
CH40129 Topics in physical chemistry 6 Credits
CH40131 Advanced structural and theoretical methods 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CH50101 The recent chemical literature 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 12 Credits from the following list:
NB. Students may take units totalling no more than 6 credits from those included in this list from outside the Department of Chemistry.
BB40048 Enzymes: mechanisms, evolution and control in integrated biological systems 6 Credits
BB40109 Structural biology in biotechnology & medicine 6 Credits
CH40033 Electrochemistry and surfaces 3 Credits
CH40036 Biopolymers 3 Credits
CH40037 Synthesis of medicinal compounds 3 Credits
CH40038 Neutron scattering for chemists 3 Credits
CH40039 Computational chemistry 3 Credits
CH40064 Supramolecular chemistry 3 Credits
CH40066 Mechanistic organometallic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis 3 Credits
CH40068 Physical organic chemistry 3 Credits
CH40086 Inorganic chemistry in biological systems 3 Credits
CH40158 Chemistry of functional materials 3 Credits
CH40162 Advanced organometallic chemistry 3 Credits
CH40163 Advanced f-block chemistry 3 Credits
MN10248 Introduction to business accounting 6 Credits
MN20073 Marketing 6 Credits
ZZ40007 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Academic Year: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
CH50103 Advanced research projects 48 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.