CHM202 Organic Chemistry - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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CHM202 Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry is the study of covalently bonded molecules with a carbon backbone. Organic molecules are the vast majority of compounds making up living systems. This includes DNA, RNA, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins drugs and poisons. This course introduces you to the structure and reactivity of organic molecules in sufficient detail to better understand biochemistry as well as predict reactivity and synthetic pathways. The practical component demonstrates hands on synthesis, purification and identification of organic compounds.

Course detail

Prerequisite
SCI105 or SCI505
Antirequisite
CHM502
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Units
12.00
EFTSL
0.125
Student contribution band
Band 2
Tuition fee
7-2: Science, Engineering, Surveying
Census date
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Course outline

CHM202 Course Outline Semester 2, 2020 (PDF 193KB)

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