Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Chemistry & Molec Biosciences

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours

Prerequisite

CHEM2050 or CHEM2054

Assessment methods

Assignment or literature project; laboratory mark; end of semester examination

Course coordinator

A/Prof Craig Williams and Dr Ross McGeary

Current course offerings

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Course description

Molecular conformations, effective sizes of groups. Types of organic transformations & their mechanisms: stereochemical outcomes, structural effects on reactivity, role of intermediates. Analytical approaches to organic synthesis: reagents, methodologies, specificities & stereochemistry, illustrated by synthesis of natural & non-natural compounds. Functional group & whole molecule retrosynthesis.

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