Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 X 2 hour lectures per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours for the semester
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| When undertaking this subject students can not gain credit for the following subject |
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Grayden
|Subject Overview:||Definition and scope of biomedical engineering. Brief history of medicine. Introduction to human anatomy and physiology. Description of the development of quantitative methods in biology and the role of engineering in understanding complex biological systems. Topics covered include biomedical devices, physiologic modelling of systems at various levels and the future of biomedical engineering. Introduction to professional ethics and ethics of human and animal testing.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion, students should be able to |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Subject replaces 421-698 Biomedical Engineering from 2010 |
Master of Biomedical Engineering |
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