AP3130 - Biomaterials

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Physics and Materials Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2014/15
Semester A 2015/16 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Developing materials for use in biomedical field is a challenging interdisciplinary process and requires an understanding of material bulk and surface properties, the various biological responses to the materials, the clinical context of their use, manufacturing processes, cost, sterilization, packaging and regulatory issues. This course is designed to introduce students to the various classes of biomaterials in use and their applications in selected areas of the biomedical field.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 35%
Examination: 65%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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