Extension studies

Teaching language


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 teach the fundamental
principles and methods of experimental organic
chemistry for the student to learn some skills of
how to work in a chemistry laboratory.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to perform fundamental organic
chemistry laboratory work in an effecive and safe

Course contents

Laboratory safety, chemistry lab equipment and
methods, synthesis reactions, qualitative analysis
and functional group interconvertions

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Laboratory safety for engineers or Introduction
University Studies (2017-18 or earlier)
Project of study in Organic chemistry 1 (2018-
19) or Organic chemistry study project (2017-

Recommended or required reading

This course has been postponed until period 4

Study activities

  • Practical exercises - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 95 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

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Laboratory reports


  • Andersson Mirja
  • Makkonen-Craig Stewart


Andersson Mirja

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

This course has been postponed until period 4

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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