MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY D

CHE3MCD

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

CHE3MCD is a core 3rd year subject required for a Medicinal Chemistry major, along with CHE3MCC. Learning activities within the subject include lectures, tutorials, workshops and laboratory classes. Core topics address the areas of medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis and techniques for chemical analysis (e.g. nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrometry, separation science, atomic spectroscopy). One optional topic must also be selected, from areas such as heterocyclic chemistry, sensors and electrochemistry and surface chemistry.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorEvan Robertson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHE2FCA, CHE2FCB and CHE2MOC. Admission into SBMC.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn Introduction to Medicinal ChemistryPrescribedPatrick, G.4TH EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2009.
ReadingsInorganic Chemistry, 5th edPrescribedShriver, Atkins and LangfordOXFORD, 2009
ReadingsPhysical Chemistry, 9th edPrescribedAtkins, P.W. and de Paula, J.OXFORD, 2010.
ReadingsQuantitative Chemical Analysis, 7th edPrescribedHarris, D.C.FREEMAN, 2007.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEvan Robertson

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 6.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignments (equivalent to 3000 words total).A hurdle requirement of 50% applies to laboratory assessment, and also to the overall exam component comprised of core and optional topic exams.30
Laboratory exercises and written reports. The results from one experiment are presented orally.30
Two exams (total 4 hrs). Subject matter from 28 lectures with written answers & problem solving.40