HMM101 - Introduction to Medical Biotechnology

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class per week and 1 x 2 hour (equivalent) online class per week

Content

This unit provides an introduction to the field of medical biotechnology. It will cover the history and philosophy of medical biotechnology, its influence on daily life, and introduce key issues in the field, including ethics, patenting and commercialisation. The unit will develop an understanding of the diverse disciplines comprising medical biotechnology and their skill requirements and provide an overview of the careers available and key information sources in biotechnology and medicine.

Unit Fee Information

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