Organic chemistry 384

Module code CMY 384
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Theory: NMR spectroscopy: applications. Aromatic chemistry, Synthetic methodology in organic chemistry. Carbon-carbon bond formation: alkylation at nucleophilic carbon sites, aldol and related condensations, Wittig and related reactions, acylation of carbanions (Claisen condensation). Practical: Laboratory sessions are designed to develop the rational thinking behind the design of organic chemistry experiments. An industrial project specifically prepares students for work in SA industry context and honours projects. As part of this practical programme the UN sustainable development goals must be considered in evaluating the best industrial process.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites CMY 282, CMY 283, CMY 284 and CMY 285
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemistry
Period of presentation Quarter 3

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