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Introduction to Chemistry (8775.3)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Science

Availability

  • UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2019 UC College Trimester 1 MR   Steve   FORD (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
    2020 UC College Trimester 1 MR   Steve   FORD (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

Unit Outlines

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  • UC College Trimester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (192225) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (182340) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (182339) - View
  • UC College Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (166573) - View
  • UC College Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (153256) - View
  • UC College Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (142605) - View

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Syllabus

This unit provides an introduction to key concepts in chemistry including chemical nomenclature and measurement, atomic structure and the periodic table, stoichiometry, types of chemical reactions (including acid-base, redox and precipitation) and introduction to organic chemistry. It will include basic laboratory skills involving the handling of chemical reagents, conducting simple chemical experiments and recording chemical observations.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts in chemistry, and how to apply this knowledge in novel settings;

2. Apply skills in chemical investigations and the analysis of chemical data;

3. Apply skills in working independently and/or in a group; and

4. Apply skills in communicating ideas in chemistry.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

4 hours per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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