SLE155 - Chemistry for the Professional Sciences
2022 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
3 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Trimester 3 (Intensive): Online independent and collaborative learning including 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. Practials will be held on campus at Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) on the scheduled days during intensive week (typically week 5).
Assumed knowledge: SLE133 Chemistry in our World or high achievement in VCE Chemistry 3 and 4 (or equivalent).
SLE155 builds on the student’s previous chemistry knowledge about atoms, molecules, properties, reactions, measurement and acidity. Students will extend their knowledge to more advanced chemical naming, structures, and hypervalent bonding. They will be introduced to additional topics such as, chemical equilibria, solution chemistry, simple organic compounds, chirality and thermochemistry.
This unit will lead to further studies in biochemistry, chemistry, and related areas like food and nutrition, molecular biology and science education. This unit can also be taken as an elective unit for students who want a broader knowledge of chemistry to enhance their degree.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve at least 50% in the practical component, in addition to the normal requirement of at least 50% overall for the unit.
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