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HMM201 - Medical Nanotechnology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: 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 (45 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 2: Written report (800 words) 20%

Assessment task 3: Group presentation (10 minutes per group) 30%

Assessment task 4: Examination (2 hours) 30%

Prescribed texts

Tibbals H F. 2011. Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine. Taylor and Francis, Florida

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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