Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Chemistry & Molec Biosciences

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

5 Contact hours

Incompatible

BIOT3001 or BIOT2002 or BIOT6006

Assessment methods

Assignments and continuous assessment.

Course coordinator

Prof. Ross Barnard

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

Overview of topical issues in biotechnology: Scientific basis & principles of biotechnology. Technical & non-technical issues in biotechnology products. Intellectual property basics. QA/QC regulatory compliance. Social, ethical & economic considerations & their impact on research & marketing. Currently debated issues in biotechnology & familiarisation with sources of this information.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile