CHEM114-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)

Foundations of Chemistry

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


A preparatory course for biological sciences and other non-specialists, assuming minimal preparation in Chemistry. There is an emphasis on the properties of materials and biological systems. Atoms, molecules, mole concept, chemical equations, stoichiometry; electron configuration, bonding; molecular structure; energy changes and kinetic factors in chemical reactions; aqueous chemistry; introductory organic chemistry.


(1) NCEA: 14 credits NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, or (2) CIE: at least D grade in CIE AL Chemistry or A grade in CIE ASL Chemistry, or (3) IB: at least Grade 4 in IB HL Chemistry or Grade 6 in IB SL Chemistry, or (4) at least B Grade in BRDG 022 or BRDG 023. Students who have been credited with any of CHEM111, CHEM112 or BCHM112 cannot subsequently be credited with CHEM114. Concurrent enrolment in CHEM114 and CHEM111 is not permitted.


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 50%
Laboratory 15%
Term Test 25%
BestChoice 10%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page.

All CHEM114 Occurrences

  • CHEM114-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021
  • CHEM114-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)