Course level





One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours


CHEM1012 or 1013 or ENGG1040 or CHEM1001 or CHEM1021 or 1022

Recommended prerequisite


Semester 1: BE students or other students with faculty permission; Semester 2: Available to all students.

Course coordinator

Assoc Prof Mark Riley Sem 1, Dr Gwen Lawrie Sem 2

Assessment methods

Laboratory practicals, online quizzes, assignments and examinations

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course provides an introduction to chemistry as a quantitative science to enable further studies in higher level chemistry and biochemistry for science, biomedical science and engineering students. Core topics include: kinetic theory, thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, redox chemistry, acid base chemistry and chemical kinetics. These concepts are developed with a strong focus on the application of quantitative problem-solving skills.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile