Course Information

CM1021
Basic Inorganic Chemist​ry with Laboratory

4 AU | Semester 1

Concepts of structures and properties of atoms and molecules, bonding, periodicity, isomerism and chemical reactions; fundamentals of spectroscopy. Laboratory work includes both qualitative and quantitative work.

Prerequisite: H2 chemistry or equivalent

CM1031
Basic Organic Chemistry with Laboratory

4 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to basic organic chemistry in terms of the principles of organic molecular structures, stereochemistry, functional groups, basic organic reactions and their mechanisms. In addition to introducing some fundamental principles of structure and bonding, polar covalent bonds, as well as acids and bases, the course covers the characteristic properties, synthesis, and reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, benzene and other aromatic compounds, halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives. This course sets up the foundation for advanced organic chemistry.

CM1041
Basic Physical Chemistry with Laboratory

4 AU | Semester 2

Fundamental concepts and organizing principles of physical chemistry, including analytical, inorganic, organic and bio-related chemistry. Coupled with mathematical models, physical chemistry provides quantitative results to compare with and understand experiments, and to stimulate new experiments. The concepts espoused in the course are illustrated and connected with real world applications. The laboratory component aims to consolidate the theoretical aspects learned during the course, including the principles of thermodynamics, kinetics and spectroscopy

Prerequisite: H2 chemistry or equivalent.

CM1051
Basic Biology and Biochemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to the structural, biophysical and chemical principles of key biological macromolecules in living organisms. You will use your understanding of the underlying molecular bases and functions of the macromolecules involved in biochemical reactions to solve problems related to nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and vitamins.

Mutually exclusive with BS1005 - Biochemistry I

CM2011
Analytical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to modern analytical methods used to quantify species, and instrumental methods used to monitor the progress of reactions. The course comprises a mixture of numerical problem solving and descriptive chemical analysis.

Prerequisite: (CM1021 and CM1041) or CM9001 or CY1101.

CM2021
Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Introduction to the fundamental ideas of inorganic chemistry, in particular bonding theories, main-group element compounds and transition metal coordination complexes. You will learn different bonding theories to explain the structures and hence reactivity of main-group element compounds and transition metal coordination complexes.

Prerequisite: CM1021 or CM9001 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM2031
Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Functional group transformations; disconnection approach to synthesis; synthesis and reactivity of polyfunctional organic molecules, heteroaromatic compounds, free radical reactions, pericyclic reactions, stereochemistry and reaction mechanisms.

Prerequisite: CM1031 or CM9001.

CM2041
Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 1

3 AU | Semester 2

The basic principles of physical and biophysical chemistry, and how these principles can be applied to explain and predict chemical changes. You will develop the rigorous analytical ability to study chemistry based on scientific calculations and reasoning, and learn to appreciate the power of physical chemistry in chemical research and industry activities.

Prerequisite: CM1021 or CM1041 or CM9001 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM2061
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 1

3 AU | Semester 1

Laboratory operations in synthetic chemistry associated with the synthesis of organic and inorganic compounds, such as reactions requiring heating, inert atmosphere, use of bio-reagents and handling reactive intermediates. You will learn how to work in a safe and responsible fashion, and how to evaluate risks and formulate appropriate precautions. You will also learn how to purify the products of reactions using techniques such as recrystallisation, column chromatography and distillation under reduced pressure, and how to obtain and interpret characterisation data such as 1H NMR spectroscopy, infra-red spectroscopy, polarimetry and magnetic susceptibility.

Prerequisite: (CM1021 and CM1031) or CM9001 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM2062
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 2

3 AU | Semester 2

This laboratory course complements the lecture courses of CM1041, CM2011, and CM2041 by providing experimental demonstrations and verifications of the points discussed therein. It allows you to hone your practical experimental skills in analytical and physical chemistry, which are essential for chemists working in industry and academia. You will also be trained in the safe handling of chemicals and instruments, and in the assessment of risks associated with experimental procedures.

Prerequisite: CM1041 or CM9001 or CY1101.

CM3011
Chemical Spectroscopy and Applications

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to the principles and applications of chemical spectroscopic methods, including mass spectrometry (MS), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, infrared (IR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, UV-visible-NIR spectroscopy, photoluminescence spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and X-ray absorption spectroscopy. These are invaluable tools for the structural identification and determination of organic and inorganic compounds, and the study of their electronic properties, stabilities and dynamic behaviors at the molecular level. You will learn about the principles and techniques of these spectroscopic methods, their applications to organic and inorganic chemistry, and the methods for interpreting spectra and deducing the molecular structures of unknown samples.

Prerequisite: CM2021 and CM2031 or by permission.

CM3021
Organometallic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Introduction to organometallic chemistry, including an overview of the various types of ligands, their properties, and the reaction mechanisms encountered in organometallic chemistry.

Prerequisite: CM2021 or by permission.

CM3031
Organic Reaction Mechanisms and Synthesis

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Fundamentals of organic chemistry essential for advanced chemistry courses and the practice of chemistry, including issues of selectivity and specificity, especially in terms of regio-, stereo-, and chemo-selectivity and specificity, and the synthesis of complex molecules.

Prerequisite: CM2031 or by permission.

CM3041
Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 2

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Introduction to the principles of quantum mechanics and molecular spectroscopy, as applied to chemistry. You will understand and appreciate how quantum mechanics describes the behavior of atoms and molecules, how quantum mechanics forms the framework for interpreting molecular spectra, and the application of the equations derived from quantum mechanics to understand rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy. You will also be introduced to the photophysics and photochemistry of light-excited molecules.

Prerequisite: CM2041 or by permission.

CM3061
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 3

3 AU | Semester 2

Fundamentals of synthetic chemistry. On completing this course, you will be able to carry out laboratory operations in synthetic chemistry associated with the synthesis of organic and inorganic compounds, such as reactions requiring heating, inert atmosphere, use of bio-reagents and handling reactive intermediates. You learn how to work in a safe and responsible fashion, and how to evaluate the risks inherent in procedures and formulate appropriate precautions. You will also learn how to purify the products of reactions using techniques such as recrystallisation, column chromatography and distillation under reduced pressure, and how to obtain and interpret characterisation data such as 1H NMR spectroscopy, infra-red spectroscopy, polarimetry and magnetic susceptibility.

Prerequisite: CM2061 or by permission.

CM3062
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 4

3 AU | Semester 1

This course complements the lecture courses of CM2011, CM2041, CM3011, CM3041, and CM4011 by providing experimental demonstrations and verifications of the points discussed therein. It allows you to hone your practical experimental skills in analytical chemistry, (bio)physical chemistry, and (bio)spectroscopy. You will also be trained in the safe handling of chemicals and instruments, and in the assessment of risks associated with experimental procedures.

Prerequisite: CM2062.

Year 4 Prescribed Electives

CM4053
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

In this interdisciplinary course, you will learn how drug molecules sustain their activities, their basic metabolism process, the essential pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs, biomedical analysis assay, biomedical microbiology and the antibiotic bacterial inactivation, basic concepts in clinical antitumor treatment. New techniques in biomedical molecular imaging, and functional nanotechnology in nano-medicine, will also be covered.

Prerequisites: (CM1031, CM1051, CM2011, CM2031, and CM3031) or by permission.
Mutually exclusive with CM4016.

CM4011
Advanced Analytical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

These lectures provide an advanced account of modern analytical methods, and the instruments used to quantify chemical and biological samples and to monitor the progress of reactions. Students will learn about advanced electrochemical, spectroscopic and chromatographic techniques applied to chemical analysis, and use their in-depth knowledge to devise experiments that can quantify a range of diverse chemical components. Students will learn problem solving skills by applying their theoretical knowledge to real life problems in the environment.

Prerequisites: (CM2011, CM2062, and CM3062) or by permission.

CM4012
Structural Determination

3 AU | Semester 1

This course is divided into two parts. The first part concerns the use of NMR chemical shifts to elucidate structures of organic molecules, and how different (common) functional groups and non-covalent interactions (in organic chemistry) affect the 1H and 13C NMR chemical shifts of molecules. The second part concerns how structural information on molecular compounds can be obtained, based on general considerations in structural determination, NMR spectroscopy, and X-ray crystallography.

Prerequisites: (CM3011 and CM3021) or by permission.

CM4013
Current Topics in Analytical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

This course covers a selection of bioanalytical methods including bioanalysis, biomaterials, electroanalytical methods, with focus on point-of-care diagnosis and food quality control. You will learn how perform a quantitative analysis of a sample, starting from the preliminary steps of sampling and sample preparation; how to choose a proper analytical method and interpret the results obtained; and how to compare the results of traditional analytical techniques to those obtained from more modern approaches by using chemical sensors and biosensors.

Prerequisites: (CM2011, CM2062 and CM3062) or by permission.

CM4063
noscience and Nanotechnology

3 AU | Semester 1

This course provides a platform to understand small systems, in particular materials at the nanometer length. Students will learn the foundational principles of nanoscience and nanotechnology, a multidisplinary field at the convergence of chemistry, materials, physics, and biology.

Prerequisite: CM3011 or by permission.

CM4015
Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry

3 AU | On hold

Chemistry and transport of chemical species in the atmosphere. Impacts of atmospheric chemistry on global climate and local environments.

Prerequisites: CM2011, CM2062, and CM3062.

CM4017
Biomedical Imaging and Sensing

3 AU | Semester 1

Overview of cutting-edge medical imaging and bio-sensing techniques, with special emphasis on physical fundamentals. Topic covered include photonics-based biosensors, medical imaging techniques and their applications for disease diagnosis and drug discovery, and the comparative analysis of various techniques.

CM4021
Current Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

The latest developments in inorganic chemistry. Topics will be selected from the latest research literature.

CM4031
Asymmetric Synthesis

3 AU | On hold

Principles of asymmetric synthesis, with an emphasis on methodologies for controlling the absolute stereochemistry of the desired product in organic synthesis, including natural product synthesis. The course will also introduce advanced topics such as asymmetric catalysis and the application of chiral synthons in total synthesis.

CM4032
Current Topics in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Survey of the latest developments in synthetic chemistry, intended for students majoring in chemistry and related disciplines. Topics will be selected from the latest research literature.

CM4033
Metal Mediated Reactions

3 AU | Semester 2

Synthesis of simple and complex molecules using the chemistry of transition metals, based on examples from the pharmaceutical and other industries. Students will learn how chemistry can be applied at scale, and how issues such as IP and green metrics impact industrial process.

Prerequisites: CM3021 and CM3031.

CM4041
Quantum Chemistry & Statistical Thermodynamics

3 AU | On hold

Concepts and applications of quantum mechanics to molecular, chemical and spectroscopic problems, including approximation methods and time dependent quantum mechanics. Principles of statistical thermodynamics, and how macroscopic thermodynamic properties of molecular systems can be derived from microscopic quantum mechanical properties.

Prerequisite: CM3041 or by permission.

CM4042
Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics

3 AU | Semester 2

Advanced mathematical and physical methods for modelling chemical phenomena.

Prerequisite: CM3041 or by permission.

CM4043
Molecular Modelling: Principles and Applications

3 AU | Semester 1

Python programming and its applications to numerical simulations in chemical science. The basics of computational chemistry, and the use of ab initio computational software.

Prerequisite: CM3041 or by permission.

CM4044
Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Python packages for data science and AI, and their applications to chemistry.

Prerequisite: (PS0001 and PS0002) or division approval.

CM4051
Advanced Bioorganic Chemistry

3 AU | On hold

This course aims to illustrate the link between organic chemistry and biochemistry by discussing the organic chemistry of selected processes of living systems. It integrates chemical principles with biological applications via examples drawn from biochemistry, molecular and cell biology. It also introduces modern synthetic chemistry and technology for the preparation, detection and sequencing of biomacromolecules.

Prerequisites: (CM1051, CM2031, CM3031, and CM9051) or by permission.

CM4022
Main-Group Chemistry

3 AU | Not offered

Principles of main group (s and p block) element chemistry, with an emphasis on synthesis, structure, bonding, and reaction mechanisms.

Prerequisite: CM2021.

CM4034
Natural Product Chemistry

3 AU | Not offered

Diversity of natural products and their roles in biological systems; chemistry and biosynthesis of the major natural product classes; synthesis of important natural products.

Prerequisite: CM3031.

CM4052
Current Topics at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

3 AU | Not offered

Introduction to the latest development in synthetic chemistry. Topics will be selected from the latest research literature.

Prerequisites: CM1051 and CM9051.

CM4062
Polymer Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Fundamentals in polymer science, including the synthesis and characterisation of polymers, the relation between chemical structure, polymer morphology and physico-chemical properties, and characterisation techniques commonly used in polymer science.

Prerequisite: CM2031 or by permission.
Mutually exclusive with CM9092.
CHEM and CBC-ES student only can take this course as a Major Prescribed Elective.

General Education Requirement (GER) Courses

CM8001
The Impact of Chemistry on Society

3 AU | Semester 2

The role of chemistry in current or potential socio-technological problems. The issues selected, the facts and principles presented, and the habits of mind developed will serve as a guide on how to live responsibly into the future.

CM8002
Forensic Science

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to how basic science can be applied to the solution of criminal cases. You will learn the basic chemistry, physics and biology behind forensic science, and how forensic science fits into the legal system alongside other forms of police work. You will appreciate not only what forensic science can do, but also what lies beyond its scope.

Mutually exclusive with CM8012.

CM8012
Introduction to Forensic Science

2 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to how basic science can be applied to the solution of criminal cases. You will learn the basic chemistry, physics and biology behind forensic science, and how forensic science fits into the legal system alongside other forms of police work. You will appreciate not only what forensic science can do, but also what lies beyond its scope.

Mutually exclusive with CM8002.

CM8022
Applications of Forensic Science

1 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to how basic science is applied to the solution of criminal cases. You will learn the basic chemistry, physics and biology behind forensic science, and how forensic science fits into the legal system alongside other forms of police work. You will appreciate what forensic science can do, but also what lies beyond its scope.

Prerequisite: CM8012
Mutually exclusive with CM8002.

CM8003
From Alchemy to Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

History of chemistry, both practical and theoretical, from the ancient civilisations (Egypt, Greece, China), via Arabia and Medieval Europe, to the modern science of chemistry, including the development of the chemical industry.

PS8001 - Defence Science

3 AU | Pass/Fail | Semester 1

Role of mathematical and physical sciences in Defence. Topics covered include chemical defence, food for the soldier, the mathematical optimization of millitary operations, mathematical approaches to computational modeling and simulation, physics for new defense technologies, biological defence, novel materials, and cryptography.

PS8002 - Entrepreneurship

3 AU | Pass/Fail | Not offered

Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurial perspective through class discussions, case analysis and out-of-class reading; business planning; the Internet and the role of e-commerce in entrepreneurship and business; the role of technology as a source of entrepreneurial ventures.

Mutually exclusive with Minor in Entrepreneurship.

Electives

CM9001
Advanced Conceptual Chemistry with Laboratory

3 AU | Semester 1

Fundamentals of modern chemistry. Students who have taken this course will be able to start level 2 courses in the following semester. Topic covered include models of chemical bonding; chemical energetics; equilibrium electrochemistry (including redox reactions); reaction kinetics and catalysis; chemistry, structures and reactions of the compounds of carbon and the concept of mechanism; characteristic properties, synthesis and reactivity of alkenes, alkynes, benzene, and other aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives; basic spectroscopic techniques such as IR and NMR; laboratory work including chemical synthesis, separation and purification processes, thermodynamic and kinetic measurements and introduction to basic spectroscopic techniques such as IR and NMR.

This course is offered as an Unrestricted Elective to CBC students only. Students are not allowed to exercise the S/U option.
By invitation only.

CM9021
Materials Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to contemporary topics in materials science, with an emphasis on relating materials chemistry to their unique properties and real-world applications. We will discuss fundamental chemistry governing the properties of various materials, and gain insights on current material-based technologies and research. Upon completing this course, you will be able to appreciate the importance of materials in our everyday lives and explain their working principles.

Prerequisite: CM1021 or CM9001 or by permission.

CM9031
Analytical & Manufacturing Techniques in the Pharmaceutical Industry

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to the process of drug discovery, development and manufacturing, including chemical development; manufacturing and formulation; Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC); traditional batch methods and emerging technologies such as flow chemistry; and the role of analytical methods across these activities. Analytical chemistry is a crucial segment of quality control in drug manufacturing, and the lab component is designed to supplement the lectures by providing hands-on training on advanced analytical and characterization skills relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

Prerequisite: CM3031 or by permission.

CM9051
Advanced Biological Chemistry

3 AU | On hold

Advanced course in biochemistry and modern biotechnology, covering the chemical principles behind key biological phenomena.

Prerequisites: (CM1051 and CM2031) or (CY1101 and CM2031) or by permission.

CM9081
Medicinal Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Physicochemical principles of drug action; basic principles of drug design; the molecular basis of drug action; the structure-physicochemical activity relationship.

Prerequisites: (CM1031 or CM9001) and CM1051.

CM9082
Drug Design and Synthesis

3 AU | Semester 2

Target discovery and “drugability”; structure-activity relationships; new high-throughput design and screening methods for drug discovery.

Prerequisites: CM1051, CM2031, and CM9081.

CM9083
Heterocyclic Chemistry

3 AU | On hold

Introduction to the principles of heterocyclic compounds, especially those based on 5- and 6-membered ring aromatic systems, which are frequently used as a core of pharmaceutical drugs. You will learn about their structural features and reactivity as well as various methodologies for constructing their scaffolds. The course will also introduce methodologies to install new functional groups to these heterocycles and to transform them into other heterocycles.

Prerequisite: CM2031 or by permission.

CM9091
Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Overview of industrial and environmental chemistry, with a focus on industries relevant to Singapore’s current and future chemical industry. You will be given opportunities to critically analyse and evaluate the many, often conflicting, parameters to consider for commercially viable chemical processes. Emphasis is placed on trends in sustainable development.

Prerequisites: (CM1021 and CM1031) or CM9001 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM9093
Green Chemistry

3 AU | On hold

Introduction to green chemistry and its importance for society and the environment. Students will learn about what considerations must be taken into account when deciding whether something is green, how greenness can be quantitatively assessed, and what actions we can take to make chemical processes more green.

Prerequisites: (CM2021 and CM2013) or by permission.

CM9101
Food Chemistry and Nutrition

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to the chemical composition of food ingredients, and the chemical transformations of the three major components in food: fats (oil), proteins, and carbohydrates. Students will learn laboratory skills relevant to food chemists working in industry and academia, including the safe handling of chemicals and instruments, and how to assess the risks associated with these experimental procedures.

Prerequisites: CM1051 and (CM1031 or CM9001) or by permission.

CM9102
Food Analysis and Safety

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to the analysis of food and assessing food safety, including how to determine the content of the principle food components (such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and moisture), as well as additives and contaminants; methods for sample preparation and analysis; and methods to assess chemical, physical and biological contamination of food. The concepts espoused in the course will be applied during laboratory sessions, including sample preparation and the analysis of food components and characteristics, based on equipment used by food industry.

Prerequisites: CM1051 and (CM1031 or CM9001) or CY1101 or by permission.

CM9103
Food Processing and Preservation

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to food quality, food preservatives, food additives, food preservation methods, as well as food processing.

Prerequisites: (CM9101 and CM9102) or by permission.

Projects and Internships

CM4078
Honours Project 1

11 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2016 to 2018

13-week research-based Final Year Project programme, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduates in their final year. The Final Year Project requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic research environment, to earn experience in solving real research problems, and facilitating the transition into your future vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4079
Professional Internship

11 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2016 to 2018

22-week Professional Internship programme, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduate students in their final year. The Professional Internship requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic work environment, to gain exposure and develop practical industry experience and skills for your future selected vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4080
Honours Project 1

10 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2019 or later

One semester of research activity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, culminating in a presentation and a comprehensive written report. The Final Year Project requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic research environment, to earn experience in solving real research problems, and facilitating the transition into your future vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4081
Professional Internship

10 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2019 or later

Internship in an approved chemical company or institution, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduate students in their final year. The Professional Internship requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic work environment, to gain exposure and develop practical industry experience and skills for your future selected vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4073
Honours Project 2

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

13-week research-based Final Year Project programme, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduate students. It is intended for students who have taken or will take the Professional Internship module and wish to gain academic research experience, or students who will take or have taken Honours Project 1 and wish to extend their projects.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM9071
First Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

4 AU | Special term | Unrestricted Elective

Research with one or more faculty members in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.

CM9072
Second Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

4 AU | Special Term | Unrestricted Elective

Research with one or more faculty members in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.

Prerequisite: CM9071.

CM9073
Third Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

4 AU | Special Term | Unrestricted Elective

Research with one or more faculty members in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.

Prerequisite: CM9072.

CM4076
Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (6-month)

10 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in AY2019-20 and after

CM4077
Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (6-month)

11 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in AY2016-17 to AY2018-19

Detailed course information

6-month internship with a startup company, located in a major global innovation hub (remote internship can be arranged if there are travel restrictions).

The Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (OEP) allows entrepreneurially inclined students to intern at a startup company, so as to experience the process and challenges that entrepreneurs face in building and growing their companies. The startup companies are located in major global innovation hubs such as Silicon Valley, New York, Shanghai and Berlin. Students can also opt to work for a startup company that is based in Singapore, but with ambitions to grow their business globally.

Legacy FYP and Internship Courses

The following modules are only available for students admitted in 2015 or earlier, for the completion of their Final Year Project and internship/attachment degree requirements.

CM4071
Honours Project 1

12 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted before 2016

One semester of research activity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, culminating in a presentation and a comprehensive written report.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4072
Professional Internship

12 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted before 2016

Internship in an approved chemical company or institution.

CBC741
Advanced Analytical and Spectroscopic Methods in Materials Chemistry

2 AU

An advanced course in analytical and spectroscopic materials chemistry, with comprehensive coverage of the principles of analytical and spectroscopic techniques, and insight into recent advances and current topics in this field.

CBC742
Advanced Synthetic and Physical Approaches to Materials Chemistry

2 AU

An advanced course in synthetic and physical materials chemistry, covering the synthetic and physical aspects of materials and reactions, and providing insight into recent advances and current topics in this field.

Graduate-Level Courses

The following graduate-level courses may also be read by undergraduates. Undergraduates may also be allowed to read other graduate-level courses on a case-by-case basis.