CHEM281-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Practical Chemistry

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


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.


1. CHEM111 and CHEM112 (BCHM112) or 2. CHEM212


Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Timothy Allison


Antony Fairbanks , Jodie Johnston and Sarah Masters


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Laboratory work 60%
Reports 20%
Test 20%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* 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

  • CHEM281-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023