CHEM114-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Foundations of Chemistry

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023

Description

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.

Restrictions

(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.

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 K1 Lecture Theatre (20/2-13/3)
A1 Lecture Theatre (20/3-27/3, 24/4-29/5)
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 A1 Lecture Theatre
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 A1 Lecture Theatre
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 K1 Lecture Theatre
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
Drop in Class A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
13 Mar - 19 Mar
29 May - 4 Jun
02 Friday 15:00 - 16:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
13 Mar - 19 Mar
29 May - 4 Jun
03 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 Rehua 102
13 Mar - 19 Mar
29 May - 4 Jun
04 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
13 Mar - 19 Mar
29 May - 4 Jun
05 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 Rehua 005
13 Mar - 19 Mar
29 May - 4 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May
02 Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May
03 Wednesday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May
04 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May
05 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May
06 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May
07 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
20 Feb - 26 Feb
6 Mar - 12 Mar
20 Mar - 26 Mar
24 Apr - 30 Apr
8 May - 14 May
22 May - 28 May

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Sarah Masters

Assessment

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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* 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 departments and faculties page .

All CHEM114 Occurrences

  • CHEM114-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023