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Biophysical Chemistry: Spectroscopy

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

About the course

The course provides an understanding of the interaction of atoms/molecules with electromagnetic radiation. Depending on properties of the radiation different atomic/molecular processes occur, which constitute different branches of spectroscopy, e.g. nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. A survey of the most common spectroscopic methods and techniques is presented, i.e. NMR, UV-VIS and IR spectroscopy. The course outlines what molecular information can be obtained by means of the different methods/techniques. Given also is an overview of some common applications in chemistry, biosciences and biotechnology.

The course will be given in english if foreign students participate.

Application and eligibility

Biophysical Chemistry: Spectroscopy, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 30 September 2019


Lectures end during the week of 28 October 2019

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Fundamentals of Chemistry, 15 ECTS (5KE080), or the equivalent.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 15 January 2019.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Course is given by
Department of Chemistry
Contact person for the course is:
Maria Jansson