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Before choosing courseKH1121 Organic Chemistry 9.0 creditsAdministrate About course

The course provides basic knowledge of organic compounds and their structures, reactions and synthesis. The course also gives an orientation about polymers and natural products.

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus KH1121 (Spring 2020–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Structure and reactivity of organic compounds. Bonding conditions, reactive sites and reaction mechanisms, reaction types and synthetic methods. Practical synthetic work based on the theoretical parts of the course.

Intended learning outcomes

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Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish corresponding to Swedish B and English corresponding to English A.

Completion of upper-secondary school from 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level from 1 July 2012 (Gy2011)

General entry requirements and 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 before 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level before 1 July 2012

General entry requirements and specific entry requirements: Mathematics D, Physics B and Chemistry A. The grade Passed or 3 in each of the subjects is required.

Recommended prerequisites

KH1123 General Chemistry 1

KH1124 General Chemistry 2 

Equipment

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Literature

Okuyama T, Maskill H, Organic Chemistry, a Mechanistic Approach, Oxford University Press, 2013

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

  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 6,0 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.

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.

Further information

Course web

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Course web KH1121

Offered by

CBH/Engineering Pedagogics

Main field of study

Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

KH1408 Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry