Chemistry for Living Systems

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chemistry for Living Systems

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Chemistry, Life Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction

    Chemistry for Living Systems provides students with a solid foundation in chemistry required for further study in biomedical, exercise, sport and health science. The curriculum covers atomic structure, chemical bonding, solutions & equilibria, chemical compounds, stoichiometry, types of reactions such as Redox and Acid/Base and thermodynamics. It also has a substantial organic chemistry component as well as basic mathematics skills. This subject aims to teach students the basic components of biological, physical and organic chemistry.
     
    Learning Objectives
    1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic laws, concepts, principles and processes of Chemistry that underpin health and medical sciences.
     
    2. Apply this knowledge and understanding to problems requiring qualitative explanation or solution.
     
    3. Solve relevant chemical/mathematical problems.
     
    4. Locate information relating to various chemical topics and interpret appropriate data.
     
    5. Develop confidence in predicting reactivity and solubility based on sound chemical knowledge.
     
    6. Demonstrate competence in basic laboratory safety and techniques such as pipetting, solution preparation, UV/VIS Spectroscopy, titrations.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.