BC3201 - Bioengineering
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
For students who do not have the required pre-requisites, please seek advice from
the Discipline Academic Advisor to enrol
Bioengineering is usually defined as the exploitation and manipulation of biological
resources to deliver commercial and social benefits. This subject is designed to cover
the fundamental aspects of bioengineering such as recombinant DNA technology and recombinant
protein production in both eukaryotes and prokaryotes with a focus on biomedical applications
such as in molecular diagnostics and drug development. The subject will also examine
contemporary ethics and patenting issues relevant to bioengineering.
- discuss basic techniques used in bioengineering;
- design recombinant DNA and protein experiments;
- discuss the ethics and patenting procedures associated with bioengineering.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (60%)
- Invigilated > Presentations - (10%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (30%).
|BC3101 BC3102 strongly recommended
||BC2013 AND BC2023
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 30 hours lectures
- 15 hours workshops/Seminars
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest