Bachelor's programme in Chemistry

  • Years3 years
  • ECTS credits180

What you Learn

Required Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme the candidate will have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:



The candidate

  • knows the basic chemical principles, concepts and theory
  • can describe characteristic properties and types of compounds of the elements based on their structure and placement in the periodic table
  • can describe the theories concerning the state of substances, and the structure of atoms and molecules based on basic quantum mechanics
  • can use chemical terminology and describe the basic types of reactions, classes of subsstances and their properties
  • can describe chemical equilibriums, simple reactions mechanisms and the most usual types of structures in organic and inorganic chemistry
  • is able to apply this knowledge to solve known quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry


The candidate

  • is able to handle chemical substances in a safe manner, based on their properties and the possible risk facotrs in play, and to perform a risk analysis for the use f certain chemical substances
  • can perform synthesis of organic and inorganic substances
  • can use common analytical techniques to identify and qualify organic and inorganic substances
  • can investigate and document chemical properties of a given system in a systematic and reproducible manner, and can interpret the results using relevant theory
  • can interpret evaluate and compare chemical information and data
  • can use data programming in solving basic problems in chemistry
  • is able to make good written and oral presentations of scientific toics and results

General knowledge

The candidate

  • can apply the correct principles for different measuring techniques
  • can use and evaluate results
  • can plan and execute practical laboratory work including instrumentation
  • has good knowledge about HSE
  • is able to use libraries and scientific data bases to find relevant information
  • can communicate about scientific problems in chemistry, with both other students and the general public
  • demonstrates an understanding of and respect for scientific values such as openess, percision and reliability

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