CHEM2005 - Principles of Environmental Chemistry

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chemistry
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to enable students to gain basic knowledge and training in environmental chemistry. Building from fundamental knowledge in chemistry and environmental sciences, the course will cover the forms, interactions, and distribution of major components in the environment, and use relevant chemical concepts to rationalize aspects of environmental chemistry. In this course, students will develop practical experience in environmental chemistry and analysis. The skills and understanding accumulated during this course will prepare students for more advanced and specialized studies in chemistry as well as environmental sciences.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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