Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment (including non-contact time): 110 hours.
|Prerequisites:||650-141 Biology of Cells and Organisms|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer.|
CoordinatorDr David Edward Tribe
|Subject Overview:||This course focuses on exploring and understanding the science underpinning the biotechnology revolution. Principles of molecular, cellular and process engineering are explained, and their applications in industry, agriculture, and medicine surveyed. Forums on currently active topics feature invited industry speakers.|
By the end of the subject students should have:
Continuing assessment through the semester including written assignments less than 2000 words (40%) and a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (60%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
The course will include four seminar sessions on currently active areas of biotechnology, which provide a forum for student discussion of implications for the community of new technologies.
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (new degree only).
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