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CHEM6134 Introduction to Electrochemistry II

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

To provide experience of the basic practical techniques used in modern instrumental electrochemistry.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • A basic understanding of experimental techniques in electrochemical research so that the student is able to understand the basic concepts as presented in research papers that employ electrochemical techniques.


Experimental techniques: electrolysis, RDE and RRDE, potential step, cyclic voltammetry, AC impedance, microelectrodes, spectroelectrochemistry. Applications: fuel cells, improving the environment

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and workshops

Completion of assessment task30
Practical classes and workshops6
Follow-up work30
Preparation for scheduled sessions30
Total study time150



MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework 50%
Examination  (1 hours) 50%


MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework  ( hours) 50%
Examination  (1 hours) 50%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: External

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