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Radical Chemistry (CHEM90054)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25Not available in 2018

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCHEM90054
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This subject will outline the fundamental steps important to radical chemistry and show how these principles can be used in the synthesis of important molecular frameworks.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Understand the factors responsible for radical stability and reactivity.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of important radical reactions and their mechanisms.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental aspects of organic photochemistry.
  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge and understanding of chemical science
  • Use investigative skills, critical thought and the ability to evaluate information and to analyse experimental data.

Generic skills

  • advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • an ability to evaluate the professional literature
  • an understanding of the changing knowledge base
  • a capacity to apply concepts developed in one area to a different context
  • the ability to use conceptual models to rationalize experimental observations

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

None

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Description

  • At the 9-lecture mark each subject will be assessed by a written assignment of 1000 words during the subject (25%)
  • 1.5 hour of examination after completion of the subject (this is seen as equivalent to 1500 words) (75%)

Dates & times

Not available in 2018

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

Last updated: 22 January 2019