Medical biotechnology (Bachelor of Biomedical Science)



Medical Biotechnology uses living cells and cell materials to produce pharmaceutical and diagnostic products that help treat and prevent human diseases. This major provides you with a sound understanding of the core sciences underpinning biotechnology for medical advancement. You will be taken on a journey from the development of the first medical treatments through to regenerative medicine and cutting edge diagnostic and therapeutic deliver systems such as nanotechnology and the associated social and ethical issues surrounding their use. You will also learn the business of medical biotechnology including risk management, funding and regulatory frameworks relative to the Medical Biotechnology industry.

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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  • Introduction to Medical Biotechnology
  • Principles of Gene and Genomic Technology
  • Medical Nanotechnology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Innovations in Medical Biotechnology
  • Cell and Tissue Engineering