123.104 Chemistry for Biological Systems (15 credits)

Building on basic chemical principles, this course provides the atomic and molecular foundations for understanding chemistry and the life sciences. Starting from the structure of the atom and an understanding of Gibbs energy it builds a chemical model for bonding, the composition of molecules, intermolecular interactions, chemical equilibria, acids and bases, chemical reactivity, and biological macromolecules.

Requirements Requirements help

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students must have achieved at least 14 NCEA level 3 credits in Chemistry or passed 123.103 or equivalent.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus