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KH1401 Organic Chemistry, Advanced Course 1 6.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus KH1401 (Spring 2011–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Coherence between reactivity and simple physical constants will be emphasized throughout. When a chemical reaction takes place and when is it not? The latter issue may be important, for example, if you work with a package that will not react with its contents.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the course shall have good knowledge in the field of organic chemistry and an ability to reason about chemical reactivity.

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. For students who received/will receive their final school grades after 31 December 2009, there is an additional entry requirement for mathematics as follows: documented proficiency in mathematics corresponding to Mathematics A.

And the specific requirements of mathematics, physics and chemistry corresponding to Mathematics D, Physics B and Chemistry A, as well as at least 7,5 university credits (hp) in organic chemistry.

Recommended prerequisites

KH1121 Organic Chemistry or equivalent


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Organic Chemistry, Clayden, Greeves, Warren and Wothers, Oxford 2001,

ISBN 0 19 850346 6

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


  • TEN1 - 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Examination (TEN1; 6 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

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web KH1401

Offered by

CBH/Engineering Pedagogics

Main field of study

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

KH1402 Ecological Chemistry


Krister Zetterberg (

Supplementary information

Will replace 6D2941