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Area/Catalogue
CHEM 2028

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101445

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

This course aims to investigate the structure, function and reactivity of compounds and introduce the theory of molecular structure modification as applied to drug synthesis.

Course content

Factors that influence the acid/base activity of drugs. Reactions and mechanisms applied to the synthesis and modification of drugs and related compounds. Stereochemistry and its effect on drug activity.

Textbook(s)

David R Klein 2013, Wiley: Organic Chemistry , 2nd Edition

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
CHEM 1006 Chemistry 100
CHEM 1007 Chemistry 101

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 x 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 x 3 hours x 6 weeks (alternating 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, CITY EAST
Quiz - 20% 1 hour
Practical examination - 30% Continuous
Examination - 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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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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