Macquarie University

MQ Chemistry Bridging Course - February 2022


This course is for students who are studying science at university but did not study chemistry at HSC level, for those needing to gain confidence in chemistry, and for those who want a refresher course in chemistry.*

The chemistry bridging course is excellent preparation for anyone interested in any of the following units:

  • CHEM1001 (Foundations of Chemical and Biomolecular Sciences 1)
  • CHEM1002 (Foundations of Chemical and Biomolecular Sciences 2)
  • BMOL1001 (Biomolecules)
  • BIOL1620 (Foundation in Life Sciences)
  • The bridging course covers the following topics:

  • Atoms: elements and chemical change, atomic structure, and the periodic table
  • Molecules: bonding, structure and shape, and electronegativity
  • Stoichiometry: mole concept, balancing equations, and equilibrium
  • Acids and bases: molarity, pH, Brønsted-Lowry model, Lewis acids and bases
  • Organic chemistry: functional groups, naming, reactions

    Date and time: Monday 7 February - Thursday 10 February 2022

    4 days course (Mon-Thurs:9:30am to 3:30pm)

    Cost: $280 (including GST)

    Register: Registration closes Thursday 3 February 2022 At 11pm.

    Enquiries: Lisa Laletina, Administrator T: (02) 9850 8275


    *Please ensure to enter in email address upon payment screen in order to obtain a receipt for payment.

    14 Sir Christopher Ondaatje Ave, Macquarie Park NSW 2109