Course syllabus

Allmän och organisk kemi
General and Organic Chemistry

KOKA20, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2023/24
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED B/K
Date of Decision: 2023-04-18

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: BME1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


To provide a basic understanding of and knowledge about chemical processes and phenomena. Fundamental understanding of structure and reactivity of organic and inorganic compounds and knowledge about the principles of chemical formulae and important chemical concepts in the Swedish and the English language.

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 student works actively with problem solving during the course in order to reach the learning outcomes described above. Skills and abilities in the professional use of scientific and chemical therminology are promoted by the use of standard English literature.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written exam, participation in laboratory seminar. The final exam forms the basis for the grade.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0115. Name: General and Organic Chemistry.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination.
Code: 0215. Name: Laboratory Exercises.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation is mandatory, passed written report.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: TEK285, KOKA01

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Martin Ek,
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