Course Descriptions

Note that not every class is offered each year. For information about what classes will be offered in any one year, contact your advisor or consult the Registrar's Academic Timetable.

Course number Course name Course Syllabus
First-Year Chemistry      
CHEM 1011-1021 Concepts in Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity PDF - 835 kB
CHEM 1012 Concepts in Chemistry: Energy and Equilibrium PDF - 832 kB
CHEM 1011/1021 Summer Concepts in Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity PDF - 4.8 MB
CHEM 1012/1022 Summer Concepts in Chemistry: Energy and Equilibrium PDF - 5 MB
CHEM 1022 Engineering Chemistry II PDF - 832 kB
CHEM 1410 Introductory Chemistry Related to Human Health  
Inorganic Chemistry      
CHEM 2101 Introductory Inorganic Chemistry

PDF - 915 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 598 kb

CHEM 3103 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry PDF - 335 kB
CHEM 4101/5101 Advanced Main Group Chemistry

PDF - 453 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 505 kB

CHEM 4102 Advanced Transition Metal Chemistry PDF - 888 kB
CHEM 4105 Inorganic Materials Synthesis PDF - 218 kB
CHEM 5102 Organotransition Metal Chemistry PDF - 888 kB
CHEM 5105 Inorganic Materials Synthesis PDF - 220 kB
CHEM 5120 Advanced Organometallic Chemistry  
CHEM 6151 Organometallic Structure and Bonding PDF - 149 kB
CHEM 6153 Organometallic Characterization Methods  
CHEM 6155 Advanced Main Group Chemistry PDF - 510 kB
Analytical Chemistry      
CHEM 2201 Introductory Analytical Chemistry PDF - 299 kB
CHEM 3201 Analytical Spectroscopy and Separation  
CHEM 3203 Advanced Analytical Laboratory PDF - 692 kB
CHEM 4201 Advanced Topics in Separations PDF - 522 kB
CHEM 4205/5205 Chemometrics PDF - 453 kB
CHEM 4206 Analytical Mass Spectrometry PDF - 950 kB
CHEM 5206 Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry PDF - 1100 kB
Physical Chemistry     
CHEM 2301   Introduction to Physical Chemistry I PDF - 900 kB
CHEM 2304 Introduction to Physical Chemistry II

PDF - 100 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 34 kB

CHEM 3301 Quantum Mechanics and Chemical Bonding PDF - 829 kB
CHEM 3304 Introduction to Molecular Spectroscopy and Statistical Thermodynamics  
CHEM 3305 Materials Science PDF - 193 kB
CHEM 4301/5301 Theory of Chemical Bonding

PDF - 68 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 48 kB

CHEM 4302/5302 Introduction to Surface Science PDF - 420 kB
CHEM 4304 Kinetics and Catalysis  
CHEM 4306 Magnetic Resonance  
CHEM 4311/5311 Fundamentals of Apllied Electrochemistry PDF - 1031 kB
CHEM 6361 Sustainable Materials Issues PDF - 257 kB
CHEM 6353 Density-Functional Theory PDF - 67 kB
CHEM 6356 Advanced Materials Science PDF - 223 kB
CHEM 6363 Electronic Structure Theory of Solids PDF - 461 kB
Organic Chemistry      
CHEM 2401 Introductory Organic Chemistry: Structure, Concepts of Mechanism and Spectroscopy PDF - 210 kB
CHEM 2402 Introductory Organic Chemistry: Reactivity of Functional Groups

PDF - 275 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 77 kB

CHEM 2441 Foundation of Organic and Biological Chemistry  
CHEM 2442 Organic Chemistry for Pharmacy Students PDF - 170 kB
CHEM 2488 Our Organic World  
CHEM 3401 Intermediate Organic Chemistry

PDF - 246 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 115 kB

CHEM 3404 Intermediate Organic Chemistry - Physical Organic and Spectroscopy PDF - 250 kB
CHEM 4401/5401 Synthesis in Organic Chemistry PDF - 860 kB
CHEM 4402 Organic Structure Determination

PDF - 170 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 76 kB

CHEM 5402 Organic Structure Determination March 2020 Revision PDF - 76 kB
Research Projects      
CHEM 4902/4903 Honours and Major Research Project PDF - 288 kB
CHEM 4801 Research Project in Chemistry I  
CHEM 4802 Research Project in Chemistry II  
Interdisciplinary      
CHEM 3801 Experiential Learning in Chemistry PDF - 705 kB
CHEM 4502 Polymer Science

PDF - 130 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 106 kB

CHEM 4595/5595 Atmospheric Chemistry PDF - 126 kB
Biological Chemistry      
CHEM 3601  Chemistry of Living Systems

PDF - 192 kB

March 2020 Revision PDF - 75 kB

CHEM 4601 Principles of Biomolecular and Drug Molecule Design PDF - 467 kB
CHEM 4602/5602 Biophysical Characterization of Macromolecules PDF - 227 kB
CHEM 4603/5603 Structural Biology PDF - 238 kB
CHEM 5601 Principles of Biomolecular and Drug Molecule Design PDF - 466 kB