CHEM339-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Bioinorganic and Bioorganic Chemistry

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


This course covers the chemical principles underlying selected important biological processes. The topics covered will be: bio-inorganic chemistry and electrochemistry; metal ions in biology & toxicology; case-studies in contemporary bio-organic chemistry.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.



BCHM339, CHEM325, BCHM302

Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 Rehua 009
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 E6 Lecture Theatre (20/7-24/8, 5/10-19/10)
Ernest Rutherford 465 (14/9-28/9)
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 A5 Lecture Theatre
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Richard Hartshorn


Jodie Johnston and Daniel Foley

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 .

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