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SLE150 - Environmental Chemistry

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not available from 2016 onward

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SLE252

Unit chair:

Tim Tutt

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester

Content

This unit introduces you to the basic principles of chemistry as applied to natural environments and gives you the skills to apply these principles to practical situations. This unit considers interactions between the atmosphere, natural waters, land-based processes and living organisms.  Specific environmental issues include atmospheric pollution (including the ozone layer depletion and climate change); the physical and chemical properties of water, the composition of natural waters; properties of fresh and marine waters; aquatic equilibria; the biological significance of dissolved substances and particulate material, and the cycling of elements through aquatic environments.

Assessment

Test 20%, practical component 40%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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