SLE210 - Chemistry the Enabling Science

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Angel Torriero


SLE152 or SLE155



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Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 4 hour practicals per trimester.


SLE210 will build on the student’s level-one chemistry knowledge. The aim of this unit is to broaden knowledge and understanding of a range of chemistry concepts and to develop practical skills as a member of a team in a chemistry laboratory. Topics covered in this unit include nuclear chemistry, organic reactions, applications of chemical equilibria, and introductory spectroscopy.


Practical task x 3 (5%, 10%, 5%) 20%, practical assessment 40%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve at least 50% in the practical assessments.

Prescribed texts

Blackman et al, 2015, Chemistry + Wileyplus Access Card, 3rd Ed, John Wiley & Sons, Milton QLD.

Beer et al, 1999, Supramolecular Chemistry, 1st Ed, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom.

Unit Fee Information

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