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781302A Inorganic Chemistry II, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 781302A  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Inorganic Chemistry II  Abbreviation Inorganic Chemi 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3252 Chemistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Field of Chemistry 

Raija Oilunkaniemi 

ECTS Credits 

5 credits / 134 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish/English on demand


2nd spring

Learning outcomes 

After this course the student is familiar with basic concepts of coordination chemistry of transition metal complexes.


Structure, bonding and reactions of complexes of transition metals and their chemical and spectroscopic properties, organometallic chemistry, catalysis.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

32 hours of lecture, 10 hours of exercises, self-study 92 hours

Target group 

Chemistry, compulsory

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Inorganic Chemistry I (781301A) lectures

Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.

Recommended or required reading 

Weller, M., Overton, T., Rourke, J., and Armstrong, F.: Inorganic Chemistry, 7 th ed., Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018.  Chapters 6, 7, 19-27.

Assessment methods and criteria 

The assessment of the course is based on the final examination.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 0-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Raija Oilunkaniemi

Working life cooperation 


Other information 



Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Inorganic Chemistry II  Course  Raija Oilunkaniemi  09.03.21 -29.04.21

Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Inorganic Chemistry II  Exam  Raija Oilunkaniemi 
13.08.20thu 13.15-16.00
registration period has not begun Inorganic Chemistry II exam  Exam  Raija Oilunkaniemi  10.06.21