CHEM340-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology

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


Environmental chemistry and toxicology covers the study of chemistry in the biosphere and the impact of humankind on them. The course will cover: the properties of atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic systems; environmental pollutants, and the analytical methods used to monitor them; mechanisms of toxicity of environmental pollutants and their impact on the environment; assessment of environmental risks.


30 points from CHEM281; BCHM281; CHEM211; CHEM255; WATR201



Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Sally Gaw


Ian Shaw , Laura Revell , Brett Robinson and Greg Russell


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 1 25%
Assignment 2 10%
Assignment 3 25%
Exam 40%

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 departments and faculties page .

All CHEM340 Occurrences

  • CHEM340-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021