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CHEM8047 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
  • An understanding of 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

Independent Study122
Total study time150


Assessment Strategy

This module provides formative assessment only. There is not any summative assessment for this zero credit module.


MethodPercentage contribution
Attendance 100%

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: CHEM6022 and CHEM8046

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