Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The unit comprises advanced lectures and training in laboratory skills, communication skills and laboratory safe practice. The advanced lecture topics undertaken will vary from year to year. The topics will normally be in areas of chemistry such as mass spectrometry, synthetic design, NMR, organic chemical mechanism, medicinal chemistry, nanotechnology and organometallic chemistry. Details of the topics offered are available on the university Learning Management System. Students may, with permission of the Course Coordinator, partly replace chemistry components with other components offered by relevant departments. The subject may incorporate teaching and assessment from existing partner subjects up to 40% of assessment as indicated. Partner subjects include BIO5SCS and BIO5SIS.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAdam Mechler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into SMCHS.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit of study represents one semester of a year long program (CHE5TMA and CHE5TMB). Students can commence the program in either first or second semester.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdam Mechler

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"6 x 1 hour OHS lectures per academic year."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twenty four 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Up to four 6-hour lecture topics. 42 x 1 hour lectures per academic year across TMA and TMB. 7 lecture topics, 6hrs each (but not in 6 hr blocks)"


Assessment elementComments%
20 minute oral presentation or alternative assessment from partner subjectattendance at Chemistry Department Safety and Orientation program is a hurdle requirement. The assessment components listed are the combined assessment for CHE5TMA and CHE5TMB.20
Eight 1.5-hour examinations or equivalent50
literature survey equivalent to 4,500-words or alternative assessment from partner subject20
one 1,500-word OHS assignment10