Course level





Chemistry & Molec Biosciences




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.

Assessment methods

Laboratory practicals, online quizzes, assignments and examinations

Course coordinator

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

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