Short Title:Inorganic Chemistry 1
Full Title:Inorganic Chemistry 1
Module Code:INOC H2002X
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Biology and biochemistry
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:MARY DEASY
Module Description:The aims of the module are to: Broaden the factual knowledge of inorganic chemistry and its applications, and the understanding of the theoretical principles of inorganic chemistry; Develop skills and confidence in qualitative and quantitative problem solving
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Assign electronic configurations to any species in terms of quantum numbers
LO2 Account for periodic properties and trends in terms of electronic configurations
LO3 Predict the geometry of and systematically name coordination compounds based on their formulae and composition
LO4 Apply the various bonding theories to determine the structure, magnetism and colour of molecules
LO5 Survey main group chemistry
LO6 Analyse structures of ionic solids geometrically and electrostatically

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment CA quizzes and exams during semester 1,2,3,4,5,6 30.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture delivery of theory 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning independent study; CA and exam preparation 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • D.D. Ebbing, S.D. Gammon, R.O. Ragsdale 2003, Essentials of General Chemistry, Houghton Mifflin Company
  • G.L. Miessler, D.A. Tarr 2004, Inorganic Chemistry, Prentice Hall
Recommended Book Resources
  • S. Zumdahl 2000, Chemistry, 5th ed Ed., Houghton Mifflin
  • F. A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, P.L. Gaus 1995, Basic Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd ed Ed., Wiley
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SASCI_D Bachelor of Science in Bioanalysis or Chemical Analysis 4 Group Elective 2