Short Title:Chemistry
Full Title:Chemistry
Module Code:CHEM H1009
 
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Chemistry
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:MARY DEASY
Module Description:This module aims to provide the student with a knowledge of the fundamental concepts of chemistry as appropriate to the production of drug products. The module sets out the principles of atomic structure, chemical structures of inorganic/organic compounds and fundamentals of their analysis.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe the structure of atoms and elements in the periodic table
LO2 Name and draw chemical structures of common inorganic and organic compounds, and predict the bonding within those structures
LO3 Perform fundamental chemical analysis and calculations
LO4 Describe acids and bases and the measurement of pH Balance chemical reactions and carry out calculations, including yields on these reactions
LO5 Know the properties of common elements and chemicals
LO6 Know common classses of chemical reactions and balance equations
LO7 Specify the raw materials for a chemical process including the safe handling and storage of these materials
LO8 Describe how heat is measured and released
LO9 Perform fundamental chemistry laboratory techniques
LO10 Know the common funcational groups of organic chemicals and list their properties
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation No Description 7,9 35.00 Sem 1 End
Continuous Assessment Short quiz type assessment mid semsster 1,2,3,4,5,6 15.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,10 50.00 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 and problem solving 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Lab practicals in laboratory 8.00 Once per Semester 0.53
Independent Learning independent study; problem solving 4.00 Once per Semester 0.27
Tutorial guidance in problem solving to support theory 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.80
Total Weekly Contact Hours 5.53
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Theory 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Laboratories No Description 10.00 Twice per semester 1.33
Independent Learning No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.33
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.33
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • L.J. Malone; T. Dotler 2010, Basic concepts of chemistry, 8th Ed. Ed., Wiley [ISBN: 978-0-470-39890-6]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Robinsin, Odum and Holtzclaw 2003, General Chemistry, 10th Ed. Ed., Houghton Miffin
  • Kotz, Triechel, Townsend 2010, Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity, Brooks/Cole CENGAGE Learning [ISBN: 978-1-439-04131-4]
  • Allan Blackman, 2012, Chemistry, 2nd Ed. Ed., Wiley [ISBN: 978-1-74246-707-8]
  • Leo J. Malone, Theodore Dolter, 2009, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Student Study Guide, 3rd Ed. Ed., Wiley [ISBN: 978-0-470-08769-5]
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_SGMPT_C Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology 4 Mandatory