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CHEM6022 Introduction to Electrochemistry I

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • describe the fundamentals of electrochemical reactions at a molecular-level description
  • apply knowledge of the principles of electrochemical reactions and electrochemical techniques
  • critically evaluate the information that can be obtained from the electrochemical techniques studied in this module


Thermodynamics of electrochemical reactions Electron transfer and mass transport Metals and solutions The electrochemical double layer Complex electrochemical reactions

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Teaching methods: Lectures, directed reading, workshops, Bb online support. Learning methods: Independent study, student motivated peer group study, student driven tutor support

Preparation for scheduled sessions88
Follow-up work18
Practical classes and workshops2
Total study time150

Resources & Reading list

D Pletcher (2009). A First Course in Electrode Processes. 

A J Bard and L R Faulkner (2001). Electrochemical Methods. 



MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework 34%
Coursework 33%
Coursework 33%


MethodPercentage contribution
Resubmit assessments 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

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