Course syllabus

Kromatografisk analys
Chromatographic Analysis

KAK050, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2016-04-12

General Information

Elective Compulsory for: MBIO1
Elective for: B4-l, B5-mb, B5-lm, K4-l, MLIV1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The aim of the course is to provide advanced knowledge in and insight into analytical separation techniques.

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


The course comprises different analytical separation techniques and methods, such as HPLC and LC/MS, GC and GC/MS, CE (capillary electrophoresis), and FFF (flow field fractionation), for characterisation and quantitation of low and high molecular weight substances normally utilized in pharmaceutical, food, environmental, biotechnical and biochemical analysis.

An important part of the course is spent to strategies for optimization of separation and detection conditions. Also the importance of method validation and quality assessment is highlighted.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination covering lectures, course literature and the experimental parts of the course. To receive a passing grade for the course, students must have also satisfactorily completed the required laboratory work and reports.

Code: 0110. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH.
Code: 0210. Name: Laboratory Experiments.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


Required prior knowledge: KAKF01 Analytical Chemistry
The number of participants is limited to: 24
Selection: Credits remaining for the degree.
The course overlaps following course/s: KAKN05

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Margareta Sandahl,
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