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SLE706 - Frontier Techniques in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Wenrong Yang





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour class per week


Commercial biotechnology plays a very important role in the modern world. Many new gadgets and sophisticated medical treatment methods utilise the benefits of biotechnology and nanotechnology. The purpose of this unit is to provide students the opportunity to study new and exciting advancement in the field of biotechnology and nanotechnology.

Students are required to engage in studying chemistry of materials, molecular diagnostics, nanomaterial application, use of biomolecules in templating, experimental techniques for applying knowledge of bio-nanotechnology in professional practice in the fields of bio-therapeutics and medical technology, agriculture biotechnology, food technology and applied science.


Literature review 30%, research essay 30%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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