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|Unit chair:||M Thomson|
3 x 1 hour lecture/seminar per week and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit provides an introduction to the field of medical biotechnology. It will cover the history and philosophy of medical biotechnology, its influence on daily life, and introduce key issues in the field, including ethics, patenting and commercialisation. The unit will develop an understanding of the diverse disciplines comprising medical biotechnology and their skill requirements, and provide an overview of the careers available and key information sources in biotechnology and medicine.
Written assignment (1000 words) 25%, group debate (10 minutes per group) 30%, careers written assignment (800 words) 20%, written multiple choice examination (2 hours) 25%
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.