Focus on reactivity and synthesis in organic chemistry.
Principles and factors governing reactions of organic compounds.
Application of the concept of green chemistry in organic chemistry for sustainable development.
The process of drug development in the pharmaceutical industry.
Application of organic chemistry in medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry.
Detailed course description:
Delineate mechanisms for reactions in organic chemistry.
Application of organic reactions in multi-step synthesis.
The process of drug discovery in the pharmaceutical industry.
Principles concerning green- and sustainable chemistry.
Principles regarding reaction energetics and reaction kinetics.
Application of molecular orbital theory on reactivity and stereochemistry.
Principles for the rationalization of regio- or enantioselective reaction outcomes.
Silicon, phosphorous, and sulfur in organic chemistry.
Basic metal-organic chemistry.
Application of knowledge in organic chemistry on pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry.
Intended learning outcomes *
After completion of the course the student will be able to:
Describe, explain, and compare the reactivity in organic chemistry and synthesis with for example reaction mechanisms and concepts in physical organic chemistry.
Analyze and evaluate processes in organic chemistry from a green and sustainable perspective.
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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 6 university credits (hp) in computer science or corresponding.
The course KD1270 Organic Chemistry, Basic Concepts and Practice 2 or equivalent knowledge.