Chemistry for Health, Exercise and Medical Science

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chemistry for Health, Exercise and Medical Science

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Designed for students in Health and Exercise Science and related areas, this course covers the chemistry required to understand atomic and molecular structure, states of matter, thermodynamics, equilibrium chemistry in aqueous solution and introductory kinetics, the chemistry of organic compounds, stereochemistry, functional groups and their reactions especially amines, amides, acids and esters, redox chemistry of oxygen. Case studies and experiments relevant to health and exercise science are also included. The Chemistry in the course will prepare students for the Level II Biochemistry and Anatomy components of their programs.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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