Introductory Biotechnology - BIOT1011

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides an overview of the impact of biotechnology in the achievement of contemporary objectives in the field of medicine, plant and animal science, and in food, marine and environmental sciences, and draws comparisons with conventional technologies. The concepts of bioethics, patenting and other regulatory issues are also introduced. The course is intended to cover the broad concept of biotechnology - its historical and contemporary relevance.
Science students

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