Chemistry 1B (Advanced) (CHEM1902)


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

Our courses that offer this unit of study

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 (50%), laboratory work (15%), online assignments (20%) 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

CHEM1901 OR CHEM1903 OR (75 or above in CHEM1101)


CHEM1002 or CHEM1102 or CHEM1904 or CHEM1907 or CHEM1908 or CHEM1108

Study this unit outside a degree

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.