Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x one hour tutorial per week; 3 x one hour seminars during the semester. Total 51 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 2
Students seeking enrolment into CHEM20020 who have only successfully completed CHEM10006 Chemistry for Biomedicine are required to contact the coordinator for approval
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
It is recommended that students who plan to major in Chemistry also enrol in two semesters of first year mathematics, for example MAST10005 Calculus 1, MAST10006 Calculus 2 and MAST10007 Linear Algebra.
Study Period Commencement:
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have completed one of the following subjects may not also gain credit for these subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Colette Boskovic
This subject covers key concepts related to the stereochemical and electronic properties of molecules and the methods central to their study. Important elements of the subject include the spectroscopic characterisation and quantification of materials by a range of spectroscopic techniques, molecular orbital techniques and the application of approaches based on molecular symmetry and group theory to the understanding of molecular properties, stereo-selective reactions, bonding and spectroscopy. These topics have applications to advanced materials, light emitting polymers, chemical analysis and catalysis in biological and industrial systems.
Upon completion of this subject students should;
Five short tests each of approximately 90 minutes duration conducted on-line using the learning management system (LMS) for a total of 20%; the tests will run in weeks 2, 4, 7, 10 and 12 and the mark for this component of the assessment will be based on the average of the four highest marks with each test contributing equally to this component of the assessment. A three hour examination at the end of the semester will contribute 80% to the final grade.
P Atkins and J De Paula, Atkins’ Physical Chemistry, 10th Ed, Oxford University Press, 2014
M. Weller, T. Overton, J. Rourke and F. Armstrong, Inorganic Chemistry, 6th Ed, Oxford University Press, 2014
J. Clayden, N. Greeves and S. Warren, Organic Chemistry, 2nd Ed, Oxford University Press, 2012
|Breadth Options:|| |
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject will provide students with opportunities to develop the following generic skills:
It is recommended that students who plan to major in Chemistry to also have completed the following:
Environmental Science major
Environments Discipline subjects
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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