Medicinal and Organic Chemistry
La Trobe University
Area of Study
Taught In English
Either CHE1CHF or CHE1GEN, and CHE1APL
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units15
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
CHE2MOC is an elective second year chemistry subject, which is taken in conjunction with CHE2FCA. This subject introduces students to medicinal chemistry, with an emphasis on how drugs interact with their molecular targets of lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins. The organic chemistry component is focused on the properties, nomenclature, reactions and mechanisms of key functional groups used in organic synthesis, including the effects observed on stereochemistry. Learning activities include lectures, tutorials, online learning activities, workshops and laboratory classes.
Course typically offered during the Spring Semester
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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.