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SLE210 - Chemistry the Enabling Science

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Xavier Conlan


SLE152 or SLE155



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


This unit will build on your level-1 chemistry knowledge, to broaden your knowledge of chemistry concepts and develop chemistry skills. Topics will include nuclear chemistry, thermodynamics and the spontaneity of reactions, electrochemistry, metallic bonding, VSEPR, hybridisation, resonance, molecular kinetic theory of gases, phase diagrams, organic reactions, reaction kinetics, applications of chemical equilibria, introductory spectroscopy, and the chemistry of periodic table.


2 x class tests (25% each) 50%, online quizzes 20%, laboratory exercises and reports 30%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve at least 50% in the laboratory component.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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