123.171 Chemistry for Biological Systems 1 (15 credits)

The chemistry of biological and engineering materials under-pin all food and chemical processing industries. This course extends NCEA Level 3 chemistry to facilitate this with a particular focus on the structure, properties and reactions of organic compounds. This is a required course for all Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering major and Food Technology students, who will, through tailored extension workshops apply chemical fundamentals to problems in a suitable context.

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Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students must have achieved at least 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, or equivalent in an alternative system, or passed course 123.103 or an acceptable alternative. Before starting you should be able to describe, name and classify matter and perform calculations involving measurement; balanced equations and concentration calculations in standard units. Carry out pH calculations for acids and bases. Name simple organic compounds and write equations for reactions of simple organic compounds.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2017 Semester one full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2017 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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