CHEM114-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Foundations of Chemistry

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

Description

A preparatory course for biological sciences and other non-specialists, assuming minimal preparation in Chemistry. There is an emphasis on the properties of materials and biological systems. Atoms, molecules, mole concept, chemical equations, stoichiometry; electron configuration, bonding; molecular structure; energy changes and kinetic factors in chemical reactions; aqueous chemistry; introductory organic chemistry.

Restrictions

(1) NCEA: 14 credits NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, or (2) CIE: at least D grade in CIE AL Chemistry or A grade in CIE ASL Chemistry, or (3) IB: at least Grade 4 in IB HL Chemistry or Grade 6 in IB SL Chemistry, or (4) at least B Grade in BRDG 022 or BRDG 023. Students who have been credited with any of CHEM111, CHEM112 or BCHM112 cannot subsequently be credited with CHEM114. Concurrent enrolment in CHEM114 and CHEM111 is not permitted.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 C3 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 C3 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 A1 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 C3 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 16:00 - 17:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Drop in Class A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 08:00 - 10:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
11 Mar - 17 Mar
27 May - 2 Jun
02 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 Meremere 526
11 Mar - 17 Mar
27 May - 2 Jun
03 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Meremere 526
11 Mar - 17 Mar
27 May - 2 Jun
04 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 465
11 Mar - 17 Mar
27 May - 2 Jun
05 Thursday 08:00 - 10:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
11 Mar - 17 Mar
27 May - 2 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
02 Tuesday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
03 Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
04 Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
05 Wednesday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
06 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
07 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
08 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May
09 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 25 Feb
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 12 May
20 May - 26 May

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 E8 Lecture Theatre
25 Mar - 31 Mar
02 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
25 Mar - 31 Mar
03 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 A3 Lecture Theatre
25 Mar - 31 Mar
04 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 E6 Lecture Theatre
25 Mar - 31 Mar
05 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 E7 Lecture Theatre
25 Mar - 31 Mar
06 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
25 Mar - 31 Mar
07 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
25 Mar - 31 Mar

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Sarah Masters

Lecturers

Richard Hartshorn and Timothy Allison

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 50%
Laboratory 15%
Term Test 25%
BestChoice 10%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences .

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  • CHEM114-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024