Chemistry 1B (Special Studies Program) (CHEM1904)

UNIT OF STUDY

Entry to Chemistry 1B (Special Studies Program) is restricted to students who have gained a Distinction in Chemistry 1A (Special Studies Program) or by invitation. The practical work syllabus for Chemistry 1B (Special Studies Program) is very different from that for Chemistry 1B and Chemistry 1B (Advanced) and consists of special project-based laboratory exercises. All other unit of study details are the same as those for Chemistry 1B (Advanced). Successful completion of Chemistry 1B (Special Studies Program) is an acceptable prerequisite for entry into Intermediate Chemistry units of study.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Three 1-hour lectures, one 1-hour tutorial per week, one 3-hour practical per week for 12 weeks.

Assessment

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

Textbooks

A booklist is available from the First Year Chemistry website. http://sydney.edu.au/science/chemistry/firstyear

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction in CHEM1903

Prohibitions

CHEM1002, CHEM1908, CHEM1108, CHEM1907, CHEM1102, CHEM1902

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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.

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