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KH0002 Introduction to Chemistry 1.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus KH0002 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Periodic system

- Atomic weights, isotopes, electrons, ions, properties


Chemical formulae

Balansing reaction formlae


- expressing things in moles, mixtures contents, gravimetry, volumetrics

Intended learning outcomes

To repeat and strengthen basic concepts and methods in chemistry.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General entry requirements to higher education including prior knowledge in Swedish and English and see below

Completion of upper-secondary school  from 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level (gymnasium) from 1 July 2012 (Gy2011) Specific entry requirements A8

Specific entry requirements: Physics 2, Chemistry 1 and Mathematics 3c. A pass in each of the subjects is the lowest acceptable grade.

Completion of upper-secondary school by 1 July 2011 and adult education at the upper-secondary level (gymnasium) by 1 July 2012 Specific entry requirements 8 *.

Specific entry requirements: Mathematics D, physics B and Chemistry A. Passed or 3 in each of the subjects is required.

Recommended prerequisites

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Burdge, J., Chemistry, 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill, 2016

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • TEN1 - Examination, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved examination (TEN1; 1.5 credits)

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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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.

Further information

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Course web KH0002

Offered by

CBH/Engineering Pedagogics

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Pre-university level

Add-on studies

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