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HMM302 - Innovations in Medical Biotechnology

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:P Lewandowski


Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour classes per week and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


Unit commences in Trimester 1 2015.

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit provides a comprehensive overview of the business of medical biotechnology, including innovation management, funding, and the regulatory framework relevant to the industry. It will also explore risk management, and the societal and ethical issues pertinent to medical biotechnology in real-world scenarios.


Written report 1 (800 words) 20%, written report 2 (800 words) 20%, written report 3 (800 words) 20%, examination (2 hours) 40%

Prescribed texts

Crommelin, D. J. A., Sindelar R. D., Meibohm, B. 2008. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, 3rd edn, Informa Healthcare, New York, US

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