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HMM306 - Professional Practice in Medical Biotechnology

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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

Alister Ward


One of: HMM202, HMM302, HMM303 or HMM305



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 100 hour project, and Cloud (online) discussions


This unit commences Trimester 2 2015.


This unit will develop vocationally-relevant professional skills in medical biotechnology, through a series of seminars, cloud (online) modules and a negotiated work placement of a minimum of 100 hours with a relevant organisation organised with approval of the unit chair, which provides experiential learning opportunities to consolidate skills learnt throughout the course. Areas of professional development to be covered include resume/cover letter preparation, interview skills, professionalism, ethics, occupational health and safety.


Assessment task 1: Written report (1500 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Oral presentation (10 minutes) 10%

Assessment task 3: Written project proposal (500 words) 20%

Assessment task 4: Written report (1200 words) 35%

Assessment task 5: External evaluation 15%

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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