Course syllabus

Inledande kemi
Introductory Chemistry

KOOA01, 5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2015-04-20

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: W1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course shall create an interest in chemistry and provide a theoretical and practical basis for further studies in chemistry within the educational programme. The course is the basis for the following chemistry courses.

The course should also provide an understanding for the chemical terminology, both in Swedish and English.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Fundamental chemical phenomena are discussed and explained using connections to everyday applications. The following topics will be covered:

Active work with solving problems plays an important role in the course.

The literature is in English and should be regarded as an introduction to the English language in the field of natural sciences.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written final exam and written exercises during the course. Questions from the compulsory parts of the course comprise parts of the written exam (on the first occasion of exam). The result on the written exam will give the grade.

Code: 0108. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH.
Code: 0208. Name: Written Exercises.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KOO070, KOO080, KOO081, KOO101, KOOA05

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Prof. Jan-Olle Malm,
Course coordinator: Dr. Johan Reimer,
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