CHEM281-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Practical Chemistry

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course is required to major in chemistry and preferably it is taken in conjunction with other 200-level chemistry courses. The topics covered in this course are: preparative organic and inorganic chemistry; purification of chemicals including chromatography; practical spectroscopy and basic analytical methodology; data analysis, errors and Excel competence. Kinetic and thermodynamic measurements on solutions.



Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Antony Fairbanks


Timothy Allison , Jodie Johnston , Alison Downard and Sarah Masters


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Laboratory work 50%
Reports 20%
Quizzes 10%
Test 20%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* 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 .

All CHEM281 Occurrences

  • CHEM281-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021