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Department of Chemistry, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

TSCH-AFM01: MRes Chemistry


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

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  • 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

Academic Year: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
CH50103 Advanced research projects 48 Credits

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:
CH40131 Advanced structural and theoretical methods 6 Credits
CH40205 Topics in inorganic chemistry II 3 Credits
CH40206 Topics in organic chemistry II 3 Credits
CH40207 Topics in physical chemistry II 3 Credits
CH40208 Topics in computational chemistry 3 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
CH40037 Synthesis of medicinal compounds 3 Credits
CH40039 Computational chemistry 3 Credits
CH40064 Supramolecular chemistry 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
CH40211 Chemistry beyond the molecule 3 Credits
CH40212 Contemporary main group chemistry 3 Credits
CH40219 Organic and inorganic aspects of homogeneous catalysis 3 Credits
CH40220 Chemical thermodynamics in context 3 Credits
CH40221 Sustainable chemistry in context 3 Credits
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 Credits
MN20073 Marketing 6 Credits
ZZ40007 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* 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.