School of Chemical Sciences


Our courses

A wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are on offer here at the School of Chemical Sciences.

Semester 1


Code Title Stage
CHEM110 Chemistry of the Living World Year 1
CHEM150 Concepts in Chemistry Year 1
CHEM220 Inorganic Compounds Structure, Bonding and Reactivity Year 2
CHEM240 Measurement and Analysis in Chemistry and Health Sciences Year 2
CHEM320 Design and Reactivity of Inorganic Compounds Year 3
CHEM340 Advanced Analytical Chemistry Year 3
CHEM350 Topics in Chemistry: Modular Course Year 3
CHEM390 Medicinal Chemistry Year 3
CHEM690 A & B Graduate Diploma Dissertation (Chemistry) Postgraduate
CHEM691 A & B PG Diploma Dissertation (Chemistry) Postgraduate
CHEM720 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM730 Modern Methods for the Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules Postgraduate
CHEM735 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM750/751 Advanced Topics in Chemistry 1 & 2 Postgraduate
CHEM793 BSc(Hons) Dissertation in Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM795 Research Methods in Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM796 MSc Thesis in Chemistry Postgraduate
FOODSCI301 Food Quality Attributes (15 points) Year 3
FOODSCI303 Sensory Science (15 points) Year 3
FOODSCI610 Special Topics Postgraduate
FOODSCI703 Food Processing Postgraduate
FOODSCI705/705A&B Project in Food Science (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI706 Food Safety (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI707 Food Science (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI709 A & B Selected Topics In Food Science and Technology (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI710 Industrial Internship (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI788 A & B BSc (Hons) Dissertation in Food Science and Technology (45 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI796 A & B MSc Thesis in Food Science (120 points) Postgraduate
FORENSIC702 Introduction to Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC703 Statistics and Biology for Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC706 Environmental Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC707 A & B Research Essay in Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC796 A & B MSc Thesis in Forensic Science Postgraduate
WINESCI701 Winemaking in a New Zealand Setting Postgraduate
WINESCI702 The Science Behind Grape Production Postgraduate
WINESCI704 Sensory Evaluation and Statistical Methods Postgraduate
WINESCI705 Project in Wine Science Postgraduate
WINESCI796 MSc Thesis in Wine Science Postgraduate
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Semester 2


Code Title Stage
CHEM110 Chemistry of the Living World Year 1
CHEM120 Chemistry of the Material World Year 1
CHEM210 Physical and Materials Chemistry Year 2
CHEM230 Molecules for Life: Synthesis and Reactivity Year 2
CHEM260 Introduction to Green Chemistry Year 2
CHEM310 Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy Year 3
CHEM330 Contemporary Organic Chemistry Year 3
CHEM350 Topics in Chemistry: Modular Course Year 3
CHEM360 Contemporary Green Chemistry   Year 3
CHEM380 Materials Chemistry Year 3
CHEM392 Issues in Drug Design and Development Year 3
CHEM690 A & B Graduate Diploma Dissertation (Chemistry) Postgraduate
CHEM691 A & B PG Diploma Dissertation (Chemistry) Postgraduate
CHEM710 Structural and Computational Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM738 Biomolecular Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM740 Current Topics in Analytical Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM750/751 Advanced Topics in Chemistry 1 & 2 Postgraduate
CHEM770 Advanced Environmental Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM780 Advanced Materials Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM793 BSc(Hons) Dissertation in Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM795 Research Methods in Chemistry Postgraduate
CHEM796 MSc Thesis in Chemistry Postgraduate
FOODSCI201 Foundations of Food Science (15 points) Year 2
FOODSCI302 Food Preservation (15 points) Year 3
FOODSCI 304 Food Product Development (15 points) Year 3
FOODSCI704 Food Biotechnology (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI705/705A&B Project in Food Science (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI708 Advanced Food Science (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI709 A & B Selected Topics In Food Science and Technology (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI710 Industrial Internship (15 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI788 A & B BSc (Hons) Dissertation in Food Science and Technology (45 points) Postgraduate
FOODSCI796 A & B MSc Thesis in Food Science (120 points) Postgraduate
FORENSIC701 Fundamental Concepts in Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC704 Techniques and Applications for Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC707 A & B Research Essay in Forensic Science Postgraduate
FORENSIC796 A & B MSc Thesis in Forensic Science Postgraduate
WINESCI201 Introduction to Wine Science Year 2
WINESCI703 The Science Behind Winemaking Postgraduate
WINESCI705 Project in Wine Science Postgraduate
WINESCI706 The Business of Wine Production Postgraduate
WINESCI707 Topics in Wine Science Postgraduate
WINESCI708 Post-fermentation Processes in Winemaking Postgraduate
WINESCI796 MSc Thesis in Wine Science Postgraduate
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Summer School


Code Title Stage
CHEM100/100G Molecules that Changed the World Year 1
FOODSCI710 Industrial Internship (15 points) Postgraduate
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