Chemistry 1B (CHEM1102)


Chemistry 1B is built on a satisfactory prior knowledge of Chemistry 1A and covers inorganic and organic chemistry. Successful completion of Chemistry 1B is an acceptable prerequisite for entry into Intermediate Chemistry units of study. Lectures: A series of 39 lectures, three per week throughout the semester.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


One 3 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week; one 3 hour practical per week for 9 weeks.


Theory examination (60%), laboratory work (15%), online assignment (10%) and continuous assessment quizzes (15%)


A booklist is available from the First Year Chemistry website.

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Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or a Distinction in CHEM1001 or equivalent


CHEM1904, CHEM1907, CHEM1902, CHEM1108, CHEM1908, CHEM1002

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Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.