Inorganic and Physical 3.1


This module presents some advanced theoretical and practical aspects of physical and inorganic chemistry with particular emphasis on chemical kinetics, crystal field theory and coordination compounds.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Interpret isothermal rate data in terms of mechanism

  2. Develop mathematical methods to process data

  3. Synthesise coordination compounds

  4. Characterise coordination compounds

  5. Determine reaction order

  6. Assess the validity of experimental data and compare test results with expected results

  7. Differentiate coordination compounds in terms of geometry and magnetic properties

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%