CHEM10009 Chemistry for BioSciences
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
This subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities.
Timetable can be viewed here.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one-hour lectures per week, 1 x one-hour tutorial per week (11 weeks, starting from week 2), 6 x three-hour lab/workshop during the semester, 6 hours of computer-aided learning during the semester, 8 hours of independent learning tasks during the semester. |
Total Time Commitment:
A study score of at least 29 in VCE Units 3/4 Specialist Mathematics
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Mark Rizzacasa
Dr Sonia Horvat
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject focuses on the chemistry that is important to understanding the atomic and molecular foundations of the biological sciences.
It provides an introduction to molecular structure and bonding; structure of hydrocarbons; functional groups; energy and thermochemistry; chemical equilibrium; acid-base chemistry; redox reactions; transition metal chemistry; electrophilic and nucleophilic reactions; chemical kinetics; spectroscopy of organic compounds.
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At the completion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
In the practical component, students should develop:
Hurdle requirement: students must pass the practical assessment work and online tests to pass the subject
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Blackman, S. Bottle, S. Schmid, M. Mocerino and U. Wille, Chemistry 3rd edition, Wiley, 2015.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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This subject encompasses particular generic skills so that on completion students should have developed skills relating to:
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