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Bachelor's Programme Chemistry

 

Faculty Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
Duration / ECTS-Credits 6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQF/NQF: Level 6
ISCED-F 0531 Chemistry
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code
UC 033 662
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2023W)*
Language of Instruction German
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent and Language Certificates
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* Information on the Curriculum (2023W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies,  available at: https://lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/lfuonline_meinestudien.studienblatt
  Section: Current Curriculum version.

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP)

(1) Within the scope of the Studies Induction and Orientation Period, which takes place in the first semester, the following course examinations must be passed:

  1. Experimental Lecture General Chemistry (CM 3a, 5 hrs., 6 ECTS-Credits),
  2. Analytical Chemistry I (CM 5a, 4 hrs., 4.5 ECTS-Credits),
  3. Chemical Calculations (CM 4b, 2 hrs., 3 ECTS-Credits).

(2) Successful passing of all exams of the Studies Induction and Orientation Period entitles to passing all further courses and examinations and to writing the Bachelor’s Thesis.

(3) Before successful completion of the Studies Induction and Orientation Period courses amounting to 16.5 ECTS-Credits may be passed. The registration requirements listed in the curriculum must be met.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence 

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

First Semester »

  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Physics
  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Mathematics for Chemists Part I
  1.0 ECTS-Credits: UE Mathematics for Chemists Part I
11.0 ECTS-Credits: CM General Chemistry
  6.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Analytical Chemistry A

Second Semester »

 2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Mathematics for Chemists Part II
 1.0 ECTS-Credits: UE Mathematics for Chemists Part II
 5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Inorganic Chemistry A
 5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Inorganic Chemistry B
 5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Physical Chemistry A
 7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Organic Chemistry A
 1.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Analytical Chemistry III
 1.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Analytical Chemistry IV

*in addition to the compulsory modules, elective modules amounting to 5 ECTS are foreseen in the first year of study.
Workload in the first year of study: 60 ECTS

Third Semester »

  4.0 ECTS-Credits: PR Analytical Chemistry – Basic Practical Course
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: PR Inorganic Synthesis
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: PR Lab-Course in Physical Chemistry I
  5.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Physical Chemistry C
  3.0 ECTS-Credits: VO Organic Chemistry II
  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Preparation Techniques in Organic Chemistry
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Biochemistry A
  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Theoretical Chemistry I

Fourth Semester »

  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Structural Elucidation II
  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Theoretical Chemistry II
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Physical Chemistry D
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Physical Chemistry E
  6.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Biochemistry B
  1.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Environmental Chemistry
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: PR Basic Organic Chemical Operations

*in addition to the compulsory modules, elective modules amounting to 5 ECTS are foreseen in the second year of study.
Workload in the second year of study: 60 ECTS

Fifth Semester »

  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Solid State Chemistry
  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Macromolecular Chemistry
  2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Organic Synthesis
  1.5 ECTS-Credits: VO Chemical Biology
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Biochemistry C
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Theoretical Chemistry B

Sixth Semester »

  6.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Organic Chemistry D
15.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Bachelor’s Thesis

*in addition to the compulsory modules, elective modules totalling 25 ECTS must be completed:
15 ECTS from Block A, 10 ECTS from Block B, of which: 5 ECTS in the first year, 5 ECTS in the second year and 15 ECTS in the third year.
Workload in the third year of study: 60 ECTS 

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Qualification Profile and Skills 

(1) Subject-specific qualifications

  • The study programme imparts basic and advanced professional competences for scientific work in the field of chemistry.
  • Graduates possess the necessary knowledge and critical understanding of theories and principles of chemistry and related fields of science.
  • They are able to identify, analyse and solve complex chemical problems and apply theoretical concepts to practical situations.
  • They understand chemical systems at the molecular level and are able to conduct scientific experiments and research projects.
  • They can analyse, interpret and present data and results.
  • They are able to elaborate, assess and apply further scientific developments in the field of chemistry.

(2) General qualifications

  • In addition to subject-specific skills, students also acquire general key competences, including the ability to work in a team, oral and written communication skills, interdisciplinary problem solving and time management.
  • They acquire a sense of responsibility for the benefits and risks of scientific research and its application.

(3) Professional qualifications

  • The Bachelor's Programme in Chemistry aims to prepare students for a professional career as chemists.
  • Graduates are qualified to work in university and non-university (research) institutions in the field of chemistry.
  • The bachelor's programme is the basis for further professional development in research, technology, industry, the environment and chemical-relevant official fields of activity.
  • Graduates of the study programme are able to apply these acquired competences across disciplines.
  • The programme is designed according to current academic standards and offers a competitive professional qualification.

(4) The Bachelor’s Programme in Chemistry is the basis for a subsequent Master's Programme in
Chemistry or related master's degree programmes.

Expected Learning Outcomes 

The study programme imparts basic and advanced professional competences for scientific work in the field of chemistry. Graduates possess the necessary knowledge and critical understanding of theories and principles of chemistry and related fields of science. They are able to identify, analyse and solve complex chemical problems and apply theoretical concepts to practical situations. They understand chemical systems at the molecular level and are able to conduct scientific experiments and research projects. They can analyse, interpret and present data and results. They are able to elaborate, assess and apply further scientific developments in the field of chemistry.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

The Bachelor's Programme in Chemistry aims to prepare students for a professional career as chemists. Graduates are qualified to work in university and non-university (research) institutions in the field of chemistry. The bachelor's programme is the basis for further professional development in research, technology, industry, the environment and chemical-relevant official fields of activity. Graduates of the study programme are able to apply these acquired competences across disciplines. The programme is designed according to current academic standards and offers a competitive professional qualification.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

Extension Study Programme

Within the scope of the Study Programme, a Supplementary Programme corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits may be passed. Admission to the Supplementary Programme requires the admission to or the having passed of one of the selected Study Programmes. Detailed information: https://www.uibk.ac.at/studium/angebot/es-informatik/

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

 Austrian grading
 scheme
 Definition
 %-age
      
 1  EXCELLENT:
 Outstanding performance


= 100%

 2

 GOOD:
 Generally good, but with some errors

 3  SATISFACTORY:
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors

 4  SUFFICIENT:
 Performance meets the minimum criteria

 5  INSUFFICIENT:
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     

will be updated

 
Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study). 

Information about the Programme (in German only)

Equivalence Lists (in German only)

Forms (in German only)

Recognitions (in German only)

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Innrain 52d Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Dean of Studies
Assoz. Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller - Appointment for consulting hours

Information for students with disabilities  

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