Theoretical Chemistry - Profile Course

5 credits

Syllabus, Master's level, 1KB556

Code
1KB556
Education cycle
Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
Chemistry A1N
Grading system
Pass with distinction, Pass with credit, Pass, Fail
Finalised by
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 30 August 2018
Responsible department
Department of Chemistry - Ångström

Entry requirements

180 credits with 90 credits in chemistry and physics, including at least 60 credits in chemistry. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

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.

Content

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

Instruction

Lectures, seminars, and laboratory classes. Project.

Assessment

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

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

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