Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Chemistry & Molec Biosciences

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours

Incompatible

CHEM1021 & CHEM1020

Prerequisite

Year 11 & 12 Chemistry or CHEM1090

Assessment methods

Assignments,online quizzes, laboratory practicals, examinations.

Course coordinator

Dr Ross McGeary (r.mcgeary@uq.edu.au)

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

Course description

This course provides an introduction to chemistry as a quantitative science. Chemistry concepts will be developed through examples drawn from the fields of Pharmacy, Medicine, and Dentistry to meet their professional accreditation requirements. Core topics include kinetic theory, energetics and spontaneity of chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, acid base chemistry, solubility and the essential principles of chemical kinetics and redox chemistry in biological systems. The course is intended for those students who are enrolled in Pharmacy or Dentistry. The material presented will form the basis for further study in higher level chemistry within these professional disciplines.

Archived offerings

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Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile