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Specialised Topics in Chemistry B (CHEM30014)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeCHEM30014
Semester 2
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.

  • Physical Organic Chemistry,
  • Methods in Organic Synthesis,
  • Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry,
  • Computational Chemistry,
  • Supramolecular and Structural Inorganic Chemistry
  • Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine

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: 10 February 2018