Language of instruction:
The course will be taught in English, if needed
Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
One of the following is required: (1) 60 credits of which at least 40 credits in chemistry including 10 credits in organic chemistry, or (2) 60 credits within the Upper Secondary School Teacher Education Programme of which at least 30 credits in chemistry, including 10 credits in organic chemistry
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
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About the course
The course provides insight into the correlation between the structure of organic compounds and their physical properties and reactivity. Discussion of important reaction mechanisms, practical exercises in use of literature and databases, planning and execution of fundamental organic transformations. Risk assessment, documentation of experimental data, and presentation of results. Use of spectroscopic and chromatographic methods that are relevant for organic chemistry.