M.Sc. Programme in Inorganic Chemistry

M.Sc. Programme in Inorganic Chemistry

Duration: 2 Years

Courseworks

Students are expected to earn a minimum of forty one (43) credit units at the end of coursework and will receive advanced training in the following core modules: thermodynamics, chemical dynamics, quantum chemistry, basic equilibrium statistical thermodynamics, Group Theory and symmetry, and chemical Informatics, plus two additional courses comprising of computational chemistry and quantum computational chemistry. The following postgraduate courses in Physical Chemistry are core courses.

Core Courses
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 CHEM 801 Statistics 2 First Semester
2 CHEM 803 Information Technology 2 First Semester
3 CHEM 805 Chemistry Informatics 2 First Semester
4 CHEM 823 Advanced Inorganic Reaction Mechanism 2 First Semester
5 CHEM 825 Metal ions in Solution I 2 First Semester
6 CHEM 827 Chemistry of Main Group Elements 2 First Semester
7 CHEM 829 Advanced Organometallic Chemistry 2 First Semester
8 CHEM 881 Seminar 1 First Semester
9 CHEM 891 Research Project 3 First Semester
10 CHEM 822 Molecular Structure by Diffraction Method 3 Second Semester
11 CHEM 824 Coordination Compounds 2 Second Semester
12 CHEM 826 Metal ions in Solution II 2 Second Semester
13 CHEM 828 Chemistry of Transition Metals 2 Second Semester
14 CHEM 813 Chemical Dynamics 3 Second Semester
15 CHEM 882 Seminar 1 Second Semester
16 CHEM 892 Research Project 3 Second Semester
Electives
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units
1 CHEM 815 Classical Chemical Thermodynamic 3
2 CHEM 821 Applied Organometallic Chemistry 2
3 CHEM 845 Laboratory Organization and Management 2
4 CHEM 846 Separation Techniques 2
5 CHEM 849 Spectroscopic Analysisg 2
6 CHEM 885 Catalysis 2

Students are expected to pick 4 credit units of electives across the first and second semester from the list of courses above