Chemistry - The Molecular World

University College Dublin


Course Name Chemistry - The Molecular World
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code CHEM10040
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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1. Start your online pre-registration
2. Complete your pre-registration & select either audit or credit
3. You’ll be given a registration time to select your modules 4. Select your modules
5. Pay fees
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

Fee payment
Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Learning Requirements:
Grade H5 or above in Leaving Certificate Higher Level Chemistry, or O1 in Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level Chemistry, or equivalent.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BIOC00010 - Chemistry-Biochemistry, CHEM00010 - Introductory Chemistry, CHEM10030 - Chemistry for Engineers
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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1

CHEM10040 The Molecular World
Academic Year 2019/2020

This is an optional module intended for students with a background in Chemistry at Leaving Certificate or equivalent. The purposes of the module are to reinforce key...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
History of the development of atomic theory including the Thomson, Curie and Rutherford experiments.
The importance of charged species in magnetic or electric fields – e.g. in mass spectrometry.
The Bohr model of the ...

Number of Credits 5
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