Knowledge and ability to understand: (First Dublin Descriptor)
At the end of the course the students will have integrated their basic knowledge on natural phenomena concerning the transformation of matter; will have a complete overview of the laws governing the structure of the atom, molecules and compounds; will know the theoretical reasons and the laws underlying the reactivity of substances.
Skills: (II Descriptor: Ability to apply knowledge and understanding)
At the end of the course the students will have developed the ability to understand some chemical and physical characteristics of substances, such as state of aggregation, volatility and miscibility in water based on the knowledge of their structure. They will know how to take stock of the spontaneity of chemical and electrochemical processes. They will be able to predict the acidic or basic environment induced during a chemical transformation.
Autonomy of judgment: (III, IV, V Dublin descriptor)
At the end of the course the students will have to possess the tools to critically evaluate a chemical transformation.
Communication skills: (III, IV, V Dublin descriptor)
At the end of the course, the students should have acquired sufficient language skills, at least as regards the specific scientific terminology of the teaching.