Chemical Methods and Processes - Laboratory Component

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chemical Methods and Processes - Laboratory Component

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    (CHEM 114, 115) or equivalent background

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    An opportunity to develop practical skills, competence and confidence in the chemistry laboratory with particular reference to experimental methods and procedures in chemistry and materials science including the measurement and characterisation of chemical phenomena, properties and systems; and chemical processes and their emulation.

    Course learning objectives
    Students who pass this course will be able to:

    • Understanding some important chemical principles and their application in the laboratory.
    • Demonstrate experience in laboratory procedures, the execution and understanding of aspects of experimental chemistry.
    • Consistently demonstrate safe laboratory practice and conduct chemical experiments in a safe manner

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.