Courses & Units

Applied Chemistry ZAS233

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit, you will acquire and apply foundational knowledge of biochemical processes and techniques that underpin applied science industries. During a laboratory workshop you will apply selected techniques for monitoring, measuring, analysing key parameters relating to biochemistry and water quality in applied science.  You will be introduced to a range of topics such as biologically important molecules, biochemical reactions, chemical analysis, states of matter, and acid-base chemistry.  You will apply your knowledge to industry based problems and potential solutions.


Unit name Applied Chemistry
Unit code ZAS233
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science

Susan Turland

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

1. Describe fundamental chemistry theory and principles utilised in applied science industries

2. Utilise chemistry techniques commonly used in applied science industries

3. Explain the chemistry behind an industry based problem and potential solutions

4. Critically reflect on own technical practice and discipline knowledge to generate plans for self-development


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010500 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,701.00

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Mutual Exclusions

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

ZAS115 Applied Chemistry


Teaching Pattern
  • Lectures online
  • Tutorials 1-2 hours per week
  • Labs/workshops/field trips: up to 6 days per term

AT1: Laboratory/Practical: Laboratory Workshop (40%)

AT2: Critique Applied Chemistry Techniques (30%)

AT3: Presentation (30%)

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