CHM213 Analytical Chemistry (8)

The philosophy of the analytical method is introduced via a study of commonly used analytical techniques. The latter include chromatographic, spectroscopic and electrochemical procedures. Classical wet chemical methods are reviewed.


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Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Online *
Wagga Wagga Campus

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Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Wine and Food Sciences



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have an appreciation of the general philosophy of the analytical approach to qualitative and quantitative analysis including the need for accuracy and precision;
  • be able to perform basic gravimetric, volumetric, chromatographic, electrochemical and spectroscopic calculations;
  • have knowledge of a range of common wet chemical and instrumental techniques used in quantitative and qualitative analysis.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Terminology of analytical chemistry (accuracy, precision, sensitivity, detection limit, selectivity, specificity, etc); The analytical method; Comparison of analytical techniques; Electrochemical analysis; Chromatographic analysis; Spectroscopic analysis.

Residential School

This subject contains a 4 day Compulsory Residential School.


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.