CHEM340-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology

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


Environmental chemistry and toxicology covers the study of chemistry in the biosphere and the impact of humankind on them. The course will cover: the properties of atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic systems; environmental pollutants, and the analytical methods used to monitor them; mechanisms of toxicity of environmental pollutants and their impact on the environment; assessment of environmental risks.


15 points from CHEM281, BCHM281 or CHEM247, plus 15 points from ENVR201, CHEM211, CHEM212, BCHM212, CHEM255 or CHEM251



Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Brett Robinson


Sally Gaw , Ian Shaw and Laura Revell


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 1: Laura Revell 10%
Assignment 2: Sally Gaw 25%
Assignment 3: Ian Shaw 25%
Exam 40%

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 CHEM340 Occurrences

  • CHEM340-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023