Courses & Units

Chemistry 1B XPD134

Introduction

This unit (along with Chemistry 1A) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit.
The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given in year 12 and provides a foundation to four of the sub-disciplines of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on:
• The development of an understanding of the underlying concepts in chemistry, so that generalisations regarding the physical and chemical properties of substances can be made.
• The development of problem solving ability.
• The expansion of the skills necessary to carry out experiments safely and efficiently in the laboratory.

Summary

Unit name Chemistry 1B
Unit code XPD134
Credit points 12.5
College/School Academic Division
Provost
Discipline University Pathways
Coordinator Amanda Henry
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By Third Party (UP Education)
Level Introductory

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical principles and theories.
  • Apply chemical principles to explain the chemical and physical properties of substances, their structure and the interactions that take place between them.
  • Apply chemical concepts and theoretical principles to solve problems.
  • Test and investigate theoretical chemical principles by successfully using fundamental experimental techniques in the laboratory.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for self-directed learning, working responsibly and safely and recognise the critical role chemistry plays in society.
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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KRA114

Teaching

AssessmentTopic Tests (20%)|Examination (60%)|Online Assignments (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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