PHSC 101

Chemistry IA

Course overview

You’ll learn the basic theory of inorganic and organic chemistry that is essential to careers in applied sciences (including biological and environmental science), agriculture and viticulture and oenology.

Course information

Credits 15
Domestic fees $969.00

Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain the principles of periodicity, chemical bonding, molecular structure, intermolecular forces and stoichiometry.
  2. Describe the equilibria characteristics of aqueous systems, including solubility and acid-base equilibria.
  3. Relate the general physical and chemical properties of selected classes of organic compounds to their molecular structure.
  4. Apply the theoretical principles of chemistry to scientific experimentation in the laboratory.
  5. Calculate molecular quantities, concentrations and mass balances, and apply correct expression using SI units.

Course examiners

Nik Lehto

Associate Professor Niklas Lehto

Associate Professor

Department of Soil and Physical Sciences
Janet Bertram 1033679 HEADSHOT

Dr Janet Bertram

Senior Tutor

Department of Soil and Physical Sciences