Nanotechnology and nanoscience are an emerging, revolutionary area of science that will lead to exciting developments in health, medicine, the environment, information technology and engineering (among other industries). In this unit, students will become familiar with existing uses of nanotechnology along with future opportunities in the nanoscience domain. Medical and environmental applications and the development of 'emerging technologies' will be discussed and the technical, environmental and social impacts of these technological advances explored.
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Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Pre-requisite: CHEM11041 Chemistry for the Life Sciences or CHEM11042 Fundamentals of Chemistry
This unit has a Compulsory Residential School
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All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
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