Fundamentals of Chemistry 1A (CHEM1001)
UNIT OF STUDY
The aim of the unit of study is to provide those students whose chemical background is weak (or non-existent) with a good grounding in fundamental chemical principles together with an overview of the relevance of chemistry. There is no prerequisite or assumed knowledge for entry to this unit of study. Lectures: A series of 39 lectures, three per week throughout the semester.
Further unit of study information
Three 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week; one 3 hour practical per week for 9 weeks.
Theory examination (60%), laboratory work (15%), online assignments (10%) and continuous assessment quizzes (15%)
A booklist is available from the First Year Chemistry website. http://sydney.edu.au/science/chemistry/firstyear
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
There is no assumed knowledge of chemistry for this unit of study, but students who have not undertaken an HSC chemistry course are strongly advised to complete a chemistry bridging course before lectures commence.
CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1905 or CHEM1906 or CHEM1909 or CHEM1109
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.