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BMC2050 - Computational Chemistry

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Victorian College of Pharmacy

Leader: Dr David Chalmers


Parkville Second semester 2007 (Day)


An introduction to the techniques and applications of molecular modelling with particular emphasis on methods used in drug design: Concepts in computational chemistry. Introduction to quantum mechanics. Molecular mechanics. Optimization. Molecular simulation. Molecular modelling of water. Molecular structure. Drug design.


At the completion of this unit the student will have:


Practical work / tests 30%; Examination 70%

Contact hours

12 weeks of 3 Lectures, 1 week of 1 Tutorial / 1 Lecture, and 9 x 4 hour Practicals.


CHM1011, CHM1022, BMC1021.