Course Structure - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Advanced

Courses and Study Subject alternative pages Course Structure - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Advanced

All students in the course will study these subjects.

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science or CH1011:03 Chemistry for the Natural Sciences

SC3002:03 Science, Research and Society or SC5055:03 Research and Communication Skills in Natural Sciences

SC3003:03 Science Research Internship or a level 5 Science subject approved by the Course Coordinator

All students must also choose a Major to study in detail (see subject list below). You have the option of focussing on another key study area by taking a Second Major, or broadening your scientific knowledge by selecting science subjects from many disciplines. For the rules about the full course structure, please visit the Bachelor of Science handbook page.

BSc – Chemistry Advanced Major

Major code


Available in

Bachelor of Science

Professional accreditation status

This major in the Bachelor of Science course is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). Graduates are immediately eligible for non-corporate membership of RACI and, with an additional three years’ experience in chemistry, may register as a Chartered Chemist with Corporate Membership of RACI.

Credit point value

30 credit points

Major Structure


Level 1

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications

Level 2

BC2013:03 Principles of Biochemistry

CH2101:03 Synthesis and Structure in Chemistry

CH5203:03 Analytical Chemistry (Advanced)

Level 3

CH3104:03 Advanced Chemistry Project

Level 5

CH3104:03 Advanced Research Project

CH5301:03 Chemical Kinetics and Mechanism (Advanced)

CH5302:03 Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (Advanced)

CH5303:03 Materials and Process Chemistry (Advanced)


Select 3 credit points of specified level 1 Science subjects from List 1

List 1

BM1000:03 Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

BM1002:03 Anatomy: Principles and Systems

BM1004:03 Anatomy: Structure and Movement

BZ1001:03 Introduction to Biological Processes

BZ1005:03 Introductory Ecology

BZ1006:03 Diversity of Life

BZ1007:03 Introduction to Biodiversity

BZ1008:03 Functional Biology

CH1002:03 Chemistry: Principles and Applications

CH1012:03 Molecular Chemistry

CP1200:03 Introduction to Programming 1

CP1500:03 Conceptual Modelling

EV1011:03 Introduction to Sustainability

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

EV1008:03 Human Geography

EV1009:03 Introduction to Planning

EV1011:03 Introduction to Sustainability

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques

MA1401:03 Statistics and Data Analysis 1

MB1110:03 Introductory Marine Science

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

PH1002:03 Astronomy: Evolution of the Universe

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1

PH1007:03 Advanced Stream Physics 2

SC1101:03 Science: Nature, Knowledge and Understanding