Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Topics in this unit include, Retosynthetic analysis, Synthesis with diethylmalonate and ethylacetoacetate, general structure of acids and ketones from diethylmalonate and ethylacetoacetate, stereospecific synthesis, synthesis and reactions, heterocyclic which include synthesis of the heterocyclic five, six and fused rings, pharmaceutical examples, advanced spectroscopy including two dimensional NMR and mass spectrometry.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJasim Al-Rawi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHE2PHC


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHeterocyclic ChemistryRecommendedJoule J. and Mills (2000)BLACKWELL SCIENCE PUBLICATION
ReadingsOrganic Chemistry 4th edRecommendedBruice, P.Y. (2004)NEW JERSEY. PRENTICE-HALL
ReadingsSpectrometric Identification of Organic Chemistry. 7th edRecommendedSilverstein, R. M., Bassler, G. C. and Morrill, T. C. (2005)JOHN WILEY AND SONS.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJasim Al-Rawi

Class requirements

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

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
one 3-hour examinationExam-hurdle: Students must obtain at least 40% in the examination to pass the unit60
one calculation-based assignment (equiv. 500 words)10
one written-report (equiv. to 500 words)15
practical work (equiv. 500 words)15