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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to arouse interest and to
provide sufficient basic knowledge in chemistry to
understand technical information related to
chemistry and natural science

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
to be able to see the connection between
technology and natural science and both
understand and interpret technical and
scientific information, as well as to observe
different kind of issues related to technology
and natural science and to understand different
models to solve them.

Course contents

-Repetition of the basic concepts
-The structure of the matter
-The amount of substance
-The state of matter
-Acids and bases
-Combustion reactions
-Flue gas cleaning and air pollution
-Construction materials and corrosion

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Algebra and trigonometry

Recommended or required reading

Will be informed at the beginning of the course

Study activities

  • Lectures - 35 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination
tests, demonstrations and presentations,
reports and produktions, essays, and also
presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade
as follows: ...


  • Holmberg Mariann
  • Makkonen-Craig Stewart


Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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