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Radical Chemistry (CHEM90054)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
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

Last updated: 16 August 2019