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SLE713 - Industrial and Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Jim Rookes

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010 and one of SLE701, SLE702, SLE703, SLE704, SLE705, or SLE706

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 hour practical classes per week

Content

This practical-based unit provides students with exposure to advanced technical skills applicable to many fields within Biotechnology. This will include techniques commonly used in industrial and medical microbiology, agricultural biotechnology and nanotechnology. Analytical skills will be developed through practical classes relating to spectroscopy and separation science techniques such as capillary electrophoresis, luminescence spectroscopy, atomic emission spectroscopy, and sequential injection analysis. This unit will also feature the demonstration and use of industry-standard cutting edge instrumentation.

Assessment

3 x practical class reports (20% each) 60%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

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