Nanoscale Biotechnology

Nanoscale Biotechnology

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The Nanoscale Biotechnology specialisation is designed to prepare you to work in emerging and cutting-edge bioengineering technology sectors, including nanotechnology and nanomedicine, mechanobiology, novel biomaterials, and advanced instrumentation for biomedical research.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Nanoscale Biotechnology

Students complete 30 credit points to achieve this specialisation.
Students complete 6 credit points from the following:
BMET3962
Introduction to Mechanobiology
6    A 6 credit points of 1000-level biology, 6 credit points of 1000-level chemistry and 6 credit points of 2000-level physiology or equivalent
N AMME5962 or BMET5962 or BMET9962
Semester 2
Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit points from the following:
BMET5911
Advanced Instrumentation for Nanotechnology
6    A Knowledge in calculus, linear differential equations, basic mechanics and electromagnetism
Semester 1
BMET5931
Nanomaterials in Medicine
6    A [[(BIOL1xxx OR MBLG1xxx) AND CHEM1xxx AND PHYS1xxx] OR [(AMME1961 OR BMET1961)] AND (MECH2901 OR BMET2901)]] AND (NANO2xxx OR AMME1362)
N AMME5931
Semester 1
BMET5944
Bioinspired Materials: Design and Fabrication
6    A 1000-level materials science and mechanics
Semester 2
BMET5958
Nanoscale Biomedical Diagnostics
6    A (BMET2903 or BMET9903) and CHEM1111. Basic knowledge in physics, thermodynamics, chemistry and mathematics
N AMME5958
Semester 2
BMET5963
Microfluidics in Healthcare
6    A Basic fluid dynamics (e.g. AMME2261 or AMME2200), a familiarity with biological concepts (e.g. BMET1961)
Semester 2
BMET5964
Advanced Cellular Biomechanics
6    A BMET3962 or BMET9962. Students need to have assumed knowledge in calculus, molecular biology, biochemistry, basic mechanics and some understanding in biophysics
Semester 2
Students may complete a maximum of 6 credit points from the following:
CHNG3808
Engineering Macromolecules and Nanocomposites
6    A CHNG2801 and 12 cp of CHEM1XXX
Semester 1
AMME5271
Computational Nanotechnology
6    A Understanding of basic principles of Newtonian mechanics, physics and chemistry, fluid mechanics and solid mechanics

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
MECH5311
Microscopy and Microanalysis of Materials
6    A AMME1362 or AMME2302 or AMME9302 or CIVL2110

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Units taken for the specialisation will also count toward requirements of the Biomedical stream.