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SLE706 - Frontier Techniques in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBB706

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Wenrong Yang

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour class per week

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3487$3661

* 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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