SLE706 - Nanobiotechnology


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

3 x 3 hour practical experiences (laboratory) per trimester, 7 x 2 hour seminars per trimester.


Biotechnology and nanotechnology play an important role in the modern world. Many new gadgets and medical treatments are dependent on innovations in the fields 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 nanobiotechnology in professional practice in the fields of bio-therapeutics and medical technology, agriculture biotechnology, food technology and applied science.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve at least 50% in the practical component, in addition to the normal requirement of at least 50% overall for the unit.

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