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Area/Catalogue
CHEM 2

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Course Level

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010525

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Course aim

To introduce students to the basic concepts of chemistry and to provide them with experience in practical work related to the theory course.

Course content

Practical and theoretical studies of: physical properties and the kinetic molecular theory; atoms and chemical change; structure and bonding; acids, bases and salts; redox; the mole; heat of reactions; reaction rates; periodic table; metals, non-metals and their compounds; introduction to environmental chemistry; introduction to organic chemistry and the chemistry of biologically important molecules.

Textbook(s)

Nivaldo, J Tro 2015, Introductory Chemistry, Current Edition

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 5 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Test - 20% 50 minutes
Test - 20% 50 minutes
Practical Assessment Continuous 25% -
Examination - 35% 1.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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