Courses & Units

Chemistry 1 (Applied Agriculture) KRA121

Hobart, Launceston


Restricted to Bachelor of Agriculture students.
Satisfactory completion of the laboratory component is an essential requirement for students to pass this unit.


This unit provides a basic knowledge of chemistry and its applications, introducing the interactions occurring between atoms and molecules and their effect on solids, liquids and gases; the physical chemistry of solutions and the calculation of values such as equilibrium constants and pH in aqueous solutions; and elementary organic chemistry including synthesis and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, acids and bases.


Unit name Chemistry 1 (Applied Agriculture)
Unit code KRA121
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems|Chemistry

Dr Ruth Amos or staff member to be advised.

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,701.00 010501

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Teaching Pattern

2 x 1-hr lectures weekly, 13 tutorials, and 6 x 2 hours laboratory sessions held over two days.


1-hr mid sem test (10%), 3-hr exam (35%), lab (20%), assignments (30%), tutorials (5%).

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