Master’s studies

Syllabus for Theoretical Chemistry - Profile Course

Teoretisk kemi - profilkurs


  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1KB556
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Chemistry A1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), 3, 4, 5
  • Established: 2011-03-10
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2014-01-24
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2014
  • Entry requirements: 180 credits with 90 credits in chemistry and physics, including at least 60 credits in chemistry.
  • Responsible department: Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student shuld be able to

  • account for and to discuss the important methods and computational models necessary for advanced level studies in theoretical chemistry
  • account for and to discuss the important research areas in theoretical chemistry and other areas where theoretical chemistry is important
  • plan independently own projects and to evaluate them with established methods
  • document laboratory work and to present the results in both written and oral reports
  • search, to organise and to present information related to theoretical chemistry taken from available databases and joournals.


Overview of the field of theoretical chemistry and current research trends, and selected computational and theoretical methods


Lectures, seminars, and laboratory classes. Project.


Hand-in problems and laboratory work, 3 credits. Oral examination 2 credits.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 30, 2014

  • Cramer, Christopher J. Essentials of computational chemistry : theories and models

    2. ed.: Chichester: Wiley, cop. 2004

    Find in the library