The University of Southampton

CHEM8031 Introduction to Electrochemistry

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

An introduction to experimental techniques in electrochemistry.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • A basic understanding of the techniques and their applications in electrochemical research.


Electron transfer Factors affecting experimental response Time in electrochemistry The double layer Design of experiments Cyclic voltammetry Impedance Rotating disc electrodes Solid state electrochemistry Microelectrodes In situ spectroscopic methods

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and practical classes on instruments used within the section.

Independent Study115
Total study time150



MethodPercentage contribution
Examination 100%
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