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HMM305 - Cell and Tissue Engineering

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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

Alister Ward

Prerequisite:

HMM302

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour classes per week, 5 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester and cloud (online) discussions

Note:

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.

Content

This unit examines approaches to the engineering of cells and tissues for medical applications, including regenerative medicine and biomaterials, including recent advances in functionality, biomechanical stability and biocompatibility that are underpinning the generation of artificial tissues.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Mid-trimester test (45 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 2: Written report (1000 words) 25%

Assessment task 3: Practical report (1000 words) 25%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 30%

Prescribed texts

Pallua N, Suscheck C V. 2011. Tissue Engineering: from lab to clinic. Springer, London.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* 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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