• Offered by Research School of Chemistry
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Chemistry
  • Areas of interest Chemistry
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Gottfried Otting
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2021
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This course has been adjusted for remote participants in Sem 1, 2021, however attendance at on-campus activities is preferable.

This course is designed to develop an understanding and appreciation of the analytical techniques inherent in modern organic and biological chemistry. Lectures will be focused on the understanding of modern nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) in structure determination and cover both theoretical and practical aspects.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. understand how nmr sprectra are acquired and appreciate the factors that need to be taken into consideration when acquiring spectra
2. analyse 1D nmr spectra to a high level of proficency and be capable of explaining the effects influencing a spectrum from a structural basis
3. utilise 1D and  2D nmr spectra as structure-solving tools

Indicative Assessment

Assignment and examinations (20% and 80% respectively: LO 1-3).

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Workload

Up to 32 hours of lectures / tutorials in addition to a further 32 hours of independent learning

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHEM2210.

Prescribed Texts

Organic Structural Spectroscopy by Lambert, Gronert, Shurvell, Lightner and Cooks

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4110
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5880
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3319 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View

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