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FS0205 - Chemistry

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

This subject is designed to be equivalent to Senior Chemistry at Queensland high schools (or other Australian state equivalents). It provides an introduction to the general principles and practical aspects of chemistry. It has no prerequisites and assumes that students have never completed any chemistry subjects previously.

Learning Outcomes

  • have achieved a fundamental understanding of general chemical principles applicable to chemistry;
  • write the chemical formulae of simple chemical compounds and balance basic chemical equations;
  • have acquired basic laboratory skills and be familiar with general laboratory safety issues;
  • have an ability to execute some calculations related to chemical quantities and concentrations, phase and chemical changes, chemical equilibrium, pH and redox.
Prerequisites: 5.5 IELTS Equivalence

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - 3 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 24 hours tutorials - 2 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 12 hours - Consultation/Review - 1 hr per week over 12 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practical reports (30%); tutorials (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Nil

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - 3 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 24 hours tutorials - 2 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 12 hours - Consultation/Review - 1 hr per week over 12 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practical reports (30%); tutorials (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Nil

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - 3 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 24 hours tutorials - 2 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 12 hours - Consultation/Review - 1 hr per week over 12 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practical reports (30%); tutorials (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Nil

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.