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Advanced Organic Synthesis

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: KEM750
Spring 2017
100% Day
Period: 16 January 2017 - 22 March 2017
2 Closed GU-21653
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The aim of the course is to provide in-depth knowledge in synthetic organic chemistry. The course covers several total syntheses with the focus mainly the following areas: Methods for functional group interconversion, Retrosynthetic analysis, Synthetic strategies including atom efficiency, environmental and health aspects. Protecting group chemistry. Selectivity and reactivity of reagents and functional groups. Modern methods for C-C bond and C-heteroatom bond formation.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in Science with a minimum of 90 hec in chemistry, including 30 hec in organic chemistry, or equal qualifications. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credit points from previous university studies, maximum 225 hec.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 33 150 SEK
First payment: 33 150 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Anni Borgman, 031-786 9013, anni.borgman@gu.se


Department of Chemistry & Molecular Biology
Box 462
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Medicinaregatan 9 c

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