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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Fundamental concepts in chemo-, regio-, and stereoselectivity
  • Synthetic strategy and principles for selective, in particular stereoselective, chemical transformations
  • Transition metal catalysis
  • Frontier orbital-controlled reactions
  • Retrosynthetic analysis
  • Advanced organic synthesis

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course the student should be able to:

  • Explain basic chemo-, regio-, and stereoselective concepts and apply these in synthesis, as well as construct reactions pathways of complex organic compounds using retrosynthetic analysis.
  • Analyze and summarize literature in the field of organic chemistry.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 150 credits from grades 1, 2 and 3 of which at least 110 credits from years 1 and 2, and bachelor's work must be completed, within a programme that includes:

75 university credits (hp) in chemistry or chemical engineering, 20 university credits (hp) in mathematics and 9 university credits (hp) in computer science or corresponding.

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written exam, 6,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

The final grade will be the same as for the written examination.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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Offered by

CBH/Chemistry

Main field of study

Chemical Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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