Third Year Undergraduate Courses

Our Final Year Chemistry courses will further advance your development from science student to world class scientist. These courses cover more specific topics in detail, introducing the latest in scientific techniques, theories and discoveries as well as outstanding problems in Chemistry. Combined with laboratory classes, you will hone you practical skills, rigorous attention to detail, and ability to problem solve and think critically.

Whether you plan to become a research scientist, or simply gain further understanding of the chemical world, there is a level 3 course to suit your needs. Have a look through each course listed below, and check with your program requirements to decide with is the most suitable course for you.

Please visit the UNSW3+ pages for information about which courses run each term and their prerequisites.

Students interested in a Undergraduate Research Opportunities should enquire about CHEM2999 (Special Project in Chemistry 2, 6 UoC) and CHEM3998 (Special Project in Chemistry 3, 12 UoC).

CHEM3011 - Quantum Nature of Molecules - from Earth to Space

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3011
Course Coordinator: A/Prof John Stride
[course outline]

CHEM3021 - Organic Chemistry: Modern Synthetic Strategies

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3021
Course Coordinator: Prof Naresh Kumar
[course outline]

CHEM3031 - Inorganic Chemistry: Transition Metals & Complexes

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3031
Course Coordinator: Dr Scott Sulway
[course outline]

CHEM3051 - Medicinal Organic Chemistry

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3051
Course Coordinator: Prof Naresh Kumar
[course outline]

CHEM3061 - Chemistry of Materials

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3061
Course Coordinator: A/Prof Kristopher Kilian
[course outline]

CHEM3071 - The Chemistry of Catalysis, Systems and Biology

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3071
Course Coordinator: A/Prof. Graham Ball
[course outline]

CHEM3901 - Environmental Toxicology

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3901
Note: CHEM3901 may be taken in second or third year and is primarily designed for non-chemistry majors.
Course Coordinator: Dr Shannan Maisey
[course outline]

CHEM3998 - Advanced Special Project in Chemistry

UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM3998
Course Coordinator: Dr Laura McKemmish and Dr Neeraj Sharma
For details, see Undergraduate Research Opportunities.

CHEM6041 - Advanced Instrumental Analysis

(available to undergraduate and postgraduate students)
UNSW Online Handbook entry: CHEM6041
Course Coordinator: Dr Alex Donald
[course outline]

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