- Prerequisites, Overlaps, etc.
- Teaching Syllabus
- Assessment Profile and Feedback Timetable
The lecture notes also contain end-of-chapter questions which will be the basis for the homework assignments; answers will be released at the end of the module.
If you notice typos or have other suggestions for improvement, please let us know!
The primary software resource for this course is a program to view and manipulate crystal structures. We recommend CrystalMaker, which can be obtained from
It is available for both Windows and Mac OS. You will need a license code for the campus agreement, which I will give to you in person.
On this page we will give a set of crystal structure files for use with the various chapters in the course handout.
Past exam papers
Exam papers from previous years, and their solutions.
Solutions to section long questions
Solutions for homework will be released here once all assignments have been submitted.