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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 1019

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
167985

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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
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To introduce students to major environmental chemistry concepts and practical methods, and to basic chemistry content relevant to these topics.

Course content

  • Water, solutes and waterways
  • Sediment and soils
  • Urban water and pollution
  • Atmosphere, energy and climate
  • Foundation chemistry principles relevant to each of the above topics and to the practicals
  • A comprehensive introduction to field and laboratory methods of environmental chemistry

Textbook(s)

John, R 2017, Chemistry Companion, Publicious Pty Ltd

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
Practical (field and laboratory) 3 hours x 9 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
Continuous assessment 5 practical reports 35% N/A
Test N/A 15% 1 hour
Group presentation 1 slide 15% 3-5 minutes
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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.

Non-award enrolment
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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.

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