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This online course is ideal preparation for students thinking of studying chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, and related subjects at university, exploring a range of academic theory and practical methods.Online CourseInstant Start!4-6 hours studyAges 16+
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Analytical chemistry is the branch of chemistry that explores what the chemical and biochemical world around us is made of, splitting substances apart to examine their constituent components. This makes it a very practical branch of chemistry with many important uses in fields as diverse as medicine, industry, astronomy, and police investigations. It is also what makes it such an exciting and enjoyable subject to study!
Analytical chemists use a range of methodologies to separate, identify and determine the relative quantity of components with the aim of establishing the make-up of a chemical substance. Having gone through an overview of the background of the subject in tutorial 1, the subsequent tutorials will focus on these methodologies, exploring their theoretical basis as well as how they are carried out in the real world, and what machinery is typically used in the laboratory. We will cover a range of methodologies such as chromatography, microscopy, spectroscopy, and electrochemical analysis, all of which are fundamental to the modern analytical chemist.
|Course Pre-requisites||Advanced level of English|
An interest and enthusiasm for science, with particular reference to Chemistry This course would suit students studying towards A-level Biology/Chemistry or equivalent, and in particular those interested in further university study of Chemistry or Forensic Science.
|Course Level||For students applying to university to study Chemistry, Medicine or related subjects|
|Prior Knowledge||No prior knowledge is required to take this course, just enthusiasm for the subject.|
|Workload||4-6 hours (further independent study is encouraged)|
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