Undergraduate course

Experimental inorganic chemistry

ECTS Credits


Level of Study

Students who have been admitted to a program of study at the University of Bergen that includes access to this course are eligible to register. For information about admission requirements see Admission.

Teaching semester

Spring term (colour code: yellow). The course has a limited number of places, students must apply for admission. More information: http://www.uib.no/matnat/utdanning/studiehverdag/undervisningsopptaket

Place of Instruction


Objectives and Content

This subject provides an introduction and overview of the most common contemporary experimental characterisation techniques for molecular inorganic compounds. It provides an introduction to and illustrations of transition metal chemistry, their syntheses, properties and usage. It gives an overview of symmetry, point groups and group theory. The laboratory course illustrates the use and properties of various

inorganic substances as a function of pH and chemical environment. Qualitative analysis of inorganic ions based on unknown samples is done in detail.

Required Previous Knowledge

KJEM110, KJEM120

Access to the Course

Access to the course requires admission to a programme of study at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Subject Overlap

K102: 2 credits, K241: 2 credits, KJEM121: 4 credits, KJEM122: 5 credits.

Assessment Semester

Examination both spring semester and autumn semester. In semesters without teaching the examination will be arranged at the beginning of the semester

Course Evaluation

The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the department


Course Coordinator

Department of Chemistry.

Course Administrator

Department of Chemistry.


Department of Chemistry


Contact Information

Please contact the Department of Chemistry: studieveileder@kj.uib.no / post@kj.uib.no

Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. The exam location will be published 14 days prior to the exam.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    28.05.2018, 09:00
    4 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam