This unit will explore how organic chemistry, the study of carbon containing compounds, has been used to address countless issues or problems within a range of industries including food, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, biotechnological and plastics. In doing so, the unit will cover the structure, naming, properties, composition, preparation and reactions of saturated, unsaturated and aromatic compounds. Students will identify and conduct an investigation within a localised context.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):