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SLE713 - Industrial and Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology

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

SBB713

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Jim Rookes

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010 and one of SBB701, SLE701, SBB702, SLE702, SBB703, SLE703, SBB704, SLE704, SBB705, SLE705, SBB706 or SLE706

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 hour practical classes per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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, synthetic chemistry, agricultural and medical 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, flow injection 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

Unit fee information available soon

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