Major - Chemistry

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3047.1

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

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Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.

This major will give students a solid grounding in chemistry as a scientific discipline; units can be selected to specialise in inorganic, organic, analytical or physical chemistry. Completion of the major will also qualify students as secondary school chemistry teachers.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Jason Reynolds
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Jason Reynolds

Major Structure

Students must complete eight units as follows

Level 1

300800 Essential Chemistry 1
300803 Essential Chemistry 2

Level 2

Choose three of

300899 Inorganic Chemistry
300876 Organic Chemistry
300849 Physical Chemistry

*Students may only choose one of the following two units

300832 Analytical Chemistry
300843 Forensic and Environmental Analysis

Level 3

Choose one of the following capstone units

300883 Laboratory Quality Management
300924 Science Research Project

And choose two of

300925 Advanced Analytical Chemistry
300907 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
300891 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry
300906 Advanced Organic Chemistry
300926 Advanced Physical Chemistry
300920 Pharmacological Chemistry

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