Menu

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Undergraduate menu

Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

CHE102A

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 1: Monday 9 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Friday 11 am - 1 pm
    Workshop
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 9, 11: Monday 1 pm - 2 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 9, 11: Monday 2 pm - 3 pm

Contact: Dr Nathalie Lebrasseur
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: A-level chemistry (or equivalent)

This module is designed to introduce first year students to the fundamental principles underpinning organic chemistry. A substantial introduction, covering topics such as stucture, bonding, stereochemistry, acidity and curved arrow formalism will provide students with basic tools required to explain and predict the structure and reactivity of organic molecules. Focus is then given to reactivity, using a mechanistic approach to discuss topics such as nucleophillic substitution, elimination reactions, electrophillic addition, aromatic chemistry and carbonyl chemistry.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework
Level: 4

Bookmark and Share
Return to top