Study programme 2020-2021Français
Programming in Chemistry
Programme component of Bachelor's in Chemistry à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-B2-SCCHIM-010-MCompulsory UEVILLERS Didier
  • VILLERS Didier

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français151500033.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-CHIM-016Programming in Chemistry1515000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Have developed, in the context of chemistry, generic skills that are applicable in many other contexts, particularly in the use of the English language, scientific programming, and safety and risk in the laboratory

Learning Outcomes of UE

Learn the general principles of programming. Learn the basics of Python programming language. Analyze and develop simple algorithms. Understand or develop programs applied chemistry (calculations, graphs, simulations, visualizations). Being able to search for information in computer documentation (tutorials, books, manuals, references, forum, ...)

Content of UE

Main concepts
Conditional and repetitive structures
Main data types : numbers, strings, Boolean, lists, tuples, dictionaries, sets
Predefined functions, original functions, modules
Printing, files, encoding
algorithmic complexity
Graphical user interface (Tkinter)
Python scientific libraries (Matplotlib, numpy, scipy)
More advanced concepts

Prior Experience

General knowledge of information and communications technology.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Oral Examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

During exam, student will present a small personal programming project applied to chemistry.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

During exam, student will present a small personal programming project applied to chemistry.

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Exercices dirigés
  • Utilisation de logiciels
  • Démonstrations

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-CHIM-016Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-CHIM-016Hypertext docs :

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-CHIM-016Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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