Organic Synthesis, 9 credits (NKED13)

Organisk syntes, 9 hp

Main field of study



Second cycle

Course type

Programme course


Peter Konradsson

Director of studies or equivalent

Magdalena Svensson

Available for exchange students

Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MKOS Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry, Master's Programme 1 (Autumn 2017) 2 3+4 English Linköping o

Main field of study


Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry, Master's Programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.


Organic Chemistry, Master

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student should be able to:

  • solve organic chemical problems from chemical theories with help of mechanisms
  • present organic synthetic reactions
  • discuss experimental methods in organic synthesis
  • perform organic chemical synthesis work
  • apply modern analytical methods in organic synthesis
  • do risk assessment
  • write a scientfic report
  • use quotations and references in an appropriate manner
  • have knowledge of requirements for reports and exams

Course content

The course consists of modern synthesis methods, NMR-spectroscopy and physical organic chemistry. The experimental part includes laboratory techniques and projects in organic synthesis.

Teaching and working methods

The theory part includes lectures. Lessons include problem solving. The experimental part consists of projects in organic chemistry.


LAB1Laboratory workU, G4 credits
TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 55 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5


Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

Director of Studies or equivalent

Magdalena Svensson


Peter Konradsson

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 58 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 182 h

Course literature

Clayden, Greeves, Warren,and Wothers; Organic Chemistry. Laborationsmaterial från institutionen
Clayden, Greeves, Warren,and Wothers; Organic Chemistry. Laborationsmaterial från institutionen
LAB1 Laboratory work U, G 4 credits
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 5 credits

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