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CM 3519
CHEMISTRY FOR STUDENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr A Mclaughlin

Pre-requisite(s): CM 2515

Note(s): This course cannot be taken with CM 3517

Environmental topics covered will include: immobilisation and solubilisation of inorganic contaminants in water, soil and sediments; the determination of the lipophilicity and volatility of organic compounds in the environment; the mobility and toxicity of xenobiotics.

12 week course - 24 lectures, 3 tutorials, 12 three-hour practicals in total. Practicals in weeks 30-35 only.

1st Attempt: 1 ninety-minute written examination (66.7%) and in-course assessment in the form of laboratory reports (33.3%).

Resit: 1 ninety-minute written examination (66.7%) and in-course assessment in the form of laboratory reports (33.3%).
Only the marks obtained on first sitting can be used for Honours classification.