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HMM201 - Medical Nanotechnology

Unit details

Year2015 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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