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Department of Chemistry, Programme Catalogue 2015/16

TSCH-AFM01: MRes Chemistry


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR 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

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
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
CH40227 Advanced spectroscopic techniques 3 Credits
CH40230 DNA in the modern world 3 Credits
CH40231 Porous materials 3 Credits
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 Credits
MN20073 Marketing 6 Credits
ZZ40007 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is 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.