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HMM201 - Medical Nanotechnology

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Wei Duan


HMM102 or HMM103



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 3 x 1 hour seminars per trimester, and Cloud (online) exercises and discussions


This unit aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the role that nanotechnology will play in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions in the future. This unit will look at how this rapidly developing field will impact human health and the challenges involved.


Assessment task 1: Mid-trimester test (40 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 2: Group presentation (10 minutes per group) 30% and written report (2500 words) 20%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 30%

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