Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

Schools

Biomedical Sciences School, Chemistry & Molec Biosciences, Agriculture Food Sciences Schl

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

4 Contact hours

Incompatible

BIOT2001, 3001

Assessment methods

Assignments and continuous assessment

Course coordinator

Professor Avril Robertson

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

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

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Course description

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

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile