Organic Chemistry 2

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Organic Chemistry 2

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Module description: This module builds upon the Organic Chemistry 1. It introduces basic chemical concepts within the context of Organic Chemistry, and starts to develop the more specialist knowledge of organic reactions required for later modules. The latter will be further developed in the Intermediate Organic Chemistry module.
    The module will include:
    -General introduction to spectroscopic analysis for elucidating structure of unknown compounds.
    -General concepts and mechanisms underlying organic reactions
    Throughout the course examples will be provided to link the underlying concepts and reactions with biological (eg metabolism) and pharmaceutical design (eg. drugs).

    Credit level: 4

    Credit value: 15

    Assessment: written examination/s

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.