Specialisation

Key Program - Chemistry

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3129.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

3562.9 Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)

A Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) will prepare you to take part in a process of inquiry, by both contributing to it and by using scientific knowledge to solve current problems. The Chemistry program provides a strong background in the key topic areas of contemporary chemistry, including aspects of chemical theory in analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, with a strong emphasis on practical laboratory skills, and applications in contemporary research, industry and the environment. A research project is available to students in the final year of the degree preparing you for a professional career in a wide range of chemistry based industries.


Location

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Key Program Structure

Students completing the Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science) (Chemistry) will complete the following course structure.

Year 1

Autumn session

300800 Essential Chemistry 1
300811 Scientific Literacy
300828 Physics 1

Choose one of

300830 Analysis of Change
300802 Biodiversity
200263 Biometry
200025 Discrete Mathematics
300580 Programming Fundamentals
300831 Quantitative Thinking

Spring session

300803 Essential Chemistry 2

Choose one of

300830 Analysis of Change
300672 Mathematics 1A

Choose one of

200263 Biometry
300816 Cell Biology
300818 Introduction to Physiology
300673 Mathematics 1B
300829 Physics 2
300580 Programming Fundamentals

And one elective

Year 2

Autumn session

300937 Advanced Science Project A
300876 Organic Chemistry
300832 Analytical Chemistry

Choose at least one of

200028 Advanced Calculus
300936 Functional Proteins and Genes
300845 Genetics
300931 Integrated Science
200027 Linear Algebra
300833 Microbiology 1
300865 Plant Physiology

Spring session

300938 Advanced Science Project B
300899 Inorganic Chemistry
300849 Physical Chemistry

Choose at least one of

300838 Comparative Physiology
200030 Differential Equations
300839 Ecology
300847 Immunology
301033 Introduction to Data Science
301032 Making Sense of Data
300959 Mangamai'bangawarra: Indigenous Science
300848 Metabolism
300896 Microbiology 2
300817 Molecular Biology

Year 3

Autumn session

300910 Advanced Science Project C
300907 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Choose one of

300926 Advanced Physical Chemistry
300912 Molecular Pharmacokinetics

And one Level 3 elective

Spring session

Capstone Unit

300924 Science Research Project

And

300925 Advanced Analytical Chemistry
300906 Advanced Organic Chemistry

And one elective



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