Undergraduate course

Organic Chemistry

ECTS Credits


Level of Study




Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

The subject covers a general overview of the most important classes of compound, their constitution, properties, most important methods of preparation and reactions. In addition to the basic concepts of organic chemistry, important applications of organic chemistry will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course KJEM130 the student will be able to:

  • describe and interpret fundamental organic nomenclature,
  • describe properties, main processes of production, and reactions of functional groups,
  • sketch and understand central reaction-mechanisms within organic chemistry,
  • describe and understand central concepts within isomerism,
  • give examples of organic chemistry within other topics.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

KJEM100 or KJEM110 (110 can be studied contemporaneously)

Access to the Course

Access to the course requires admission to a progrramme of study at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Forms of Assessment

Written exam (4h), counts for 100% of the final grade.
Examination supporting materials during the written exam: None

Grading Scale

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

Subject Overlap

K103: 10stp

Assessment Semester

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

Reading List

The reading list will be available within June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester

Course Evaluation

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


Programme Committee

The Programme Committee is responsible for the content, structure and quality of the study programme and courses.

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

    14.06.2018, 09:00
    4 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam