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Specialised Topics in Chemistry A (CHEM30017)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeCHEM30017
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject provides a series of specialised modules in the areas of organic, inorganic and physical chemistry

Students choose three modules from the following selection of topics. Each module consists of 12 lectures:

  • Bio-Organic Chemistry,
  • Spectroscopy – Identification of Organic Molecules,
  • Photomolecular Science,
  • Polymer Chemistry,
  • Metal chemistry: Principles and applications.
  • Bioanalytical Chemistry.

Intended learning outcomes

Students should develop an advanced perspective on theory and applications across the disciplines of Chemistry. They should obtain problem-solving skills and training in chemistry sufficient to allow them to pursue careers in applied chemistry and chemicals-based research. In the latter case, students should obtain the chemical knowledge needed to be able to complete successfully the honours/masters coursework.

Generic skills

This subject will provide opportunities to enhance the following generic skills:

  • the ability to comprehend complex concepts and to communicate this understanding;
  • the ability to analyse and solve abstract and technical problems;
  • an awareness of advanced technologies in the discipline of chemistry;
  • the ability to think and reason logically;
  • the ability to think critically and independently.

Last updated: 2 August 2019