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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module students should be able to:
- take a rational approach to devising synthetic routes to drug-like molecules, possessing multiple functional groups, using the concepts of retrosynthetic analysis;
- take issues of chemo-, regio- and stereo-selectivity into account, and propose appropriate protecting group strategies as required;
- analyse synthetic routes for feasibility for large scale synthesis;
- understand the scope and benefits of modern process technologies, such as flow chemistry techniques.
Course graded as Pass (60%) or Honours (76%)
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
Feedback will be provided on the students' work during the workshops, and feedback will be provided on drafts of the assessed presentation.
|Dr Marcus Baumann||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Michael Casey||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|