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Junior Sophister Chemical Sciences Module Structure

Junior Sophister Coordinator: Prof. Mike Southern


  • Core Modules: 40 ECTS
  • Approved/Elective: 20 ECTS
  • Total: 60 ECTS

TR061 Sophister Booklet 2022/23 (PDF)

Junior Sophister TR061 - Chem/CMM/MedChem

40 ECTS Core

CHU33109 (Inorg Lab; 5 ECTS)

CHU33309 (PhysChem Lab; 5 ECTS)

CHU33209 (Org Lab; 5 ECTS)

CHU33409 (ACM Workshop; 5 ECTS)

CHU33405 (5 ECTS)

CHU33207 (5 ECTS)
Organic Chemistry

CHU33107 (5 ECTS)



CHU33303 (5 ECTS)
Physical Chemistry




20 ECTS Approved/Elective

Elective 1 (5 ECTS)


Elective 2 (5 ECTS)



Open Modules (5 ECTS each)



*Only available as an option for
the MedChem moderatorship


Junior Sophister TR061/TR063 - Nanoscience

40 ECTS Core

Semester 1

Semester 2

PYU33P01 (5 ECTS)
Quantum Mechanics 1

PYU33P03 (5 ECTS)
Condensed Matter I

CHU33405 (5 ECTS)
Analytical and Computational Methods

CHU33307 (5 ECTS)
Solid State Materials and Modelling

PYU33P03 (10 ECTS)
Nanoscience Physics Lab

CHU33609: (5 ECTS)
Analytical and Computational Methods Workshops Nanoscience

CHU33603: (5 ECTS)
Practical in Physical Chemistry and Nanoscience


20 ECTS Approved/Elective

Semester 1

Semester 2

*Elective 1 (5 ECTS)

*CHU33107 (5 ECTS)
Organometallics and Coordination Chemistry

*PYU33P02 (5 ECTS)
Electromagnetic Interactions I

PYU33P04 (5 ECTS)
Semiconductor Physics


CHU33105 (5 ECTS)
Chemistry of Polymers and Macromolecules

* Indicates a compulsory module

Elective 2 (5 ECTS)

Module descriptions and learning outcomes will be made available through Blackboard.

See here for information on Trinity Elective modules

The module codes have changed slightly in recent years. As you will likely be looking at past exam papers, the relationship between new and old codes is shown in this Course Structure document.