School Of Science And Health

Biotechnology Analytical TechniquesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300680.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Bachelors degree in biological sciences or equivalent with a sound knowledge in Microbiology and Biochemistry.

Equivalent Units
MI810A - Principles and Practice of Biotechnology, MI808A - Rapid methods in Microbiology.

Incompatible Units
300307 Analytical Microbiology

About this Unit
The unit provides a theoretical and practical introduction to a wide range of biotechnology techniques that are commonly used in medical science, industrial and food microbiology, environmental science, and research. Building on a basic understanding, the unit aims at demonstrating traditional and modern techniques commonly used in biotechnology. The laboratory component is an integral component of the unit as the students are able use a variety of techniques, methods and commercial systems that are applied in biotechnology laboratories.

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