Minor Programme in Chemistry

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil at least 15 units of courses, of which 6 units must be at Level 3 or above, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Elective Courses 15 units
    15 units


I. Elective Courses 15 units
  Five of the following courses, at least two courses have to be at Level 3 or above: 
  CHEM2005 General Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM2008 Organic Chemistry I# 3 units
  CHEM2009 Organic Chemistry II 3 units
  CHEM2015 Analytical Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM2036 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry# 3 units
  CHEM2046 Physical and Inorganic Chemistry^ 3 units
  CHEM3005 Instrumental Analysis 3 units
  CHEM3007 Physical Chemistry II 3.5 units
  CHEM3015 Inorganic Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM3036 Biochemistry 3 units
  CHEM3037 Physical Chemistry I^ 3.5 units
  CHEM4006 Environmental Chemistry and Pollution Control 3 units
  CHEM4017 Environmental Analysis 3 units
  CHEM4025 Advanced Instrumental Analysis 3 units
  CHEM4026 Advanced Materials 3 units
  CHEM4027 Bioanalytical Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4035 Bioorganic and Natural Products Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4036 Fundamentals and Applications of Chemical Processes 3 units
  CHEM4037 Materials Science: Solid State, Surface Chemistry and Catalysis 3 units
  CHEM4045 Organic Synthesis 3 units
  CHEM4046 Organometallic Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4047 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4055 Polymer Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4056 Special Topics in Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4057 Spectroscopic Techniques for Structure Determination 3 units
  CHEM4065 Structural Methods in Chemistry 3 units
  CHEM4067 Atmospheric Science 3 units
  CHEM4075 Marine Chemistry 3 units
    15 units

# Only one of the following two courses, CHEM2008 and CHEM2036, will be counted towards fulfilment of the Minor in Chemistry programme requirements.

^ Only one of the following two courses, CHEM3037 and CHEM2046 will be counted towards fulfilment of the Minor in Chemistry programme requirements.

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