Fundamentals of Spectroscopy

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fundamentals of Spectroscopy

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Chemistry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: A-level chemistry (or equivalent)

    Spectroscopic techniques have revolutionised our understanding of matter at the molecular level and are essential tools in chemical research and in the development of the subject. This module aims to provide students with a coherent and rigorous introduction to the principles and applications of spectroscopic techniques, in a way that spans the traditional fields of chemistry. It covers the more common techniques, including IR, UV-VIS and NMR spectroscopy, and lays the foundations for more detailed coverage of spectroscopic techniques in subsequent years of the degree programme.

    Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 4

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