Note: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.

ProgramsEngBE2014 CombBE/BMedSc 2014Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical) / Medical Science (2011)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6CHEM1101: Chemistry 1A
Core
6ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
3MATH1001: Differential Calculus
Core
3MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6PHYS1001: Physics 1 (Regular)

Year 1 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6CHEM1102: Chemistry 1B
Core
6ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3MATH1005: Statistics
Core
6MBLG1001: Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro)

Year 2 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AMME2302: Materials 1
Core
6AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6ELEC2004: Electrical Engineering: Foundations
Core
6MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Year 2 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
Core
6AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6MECH2901: Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers

Year 3 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
24Select from
Medical Science Intermediate Units

Note:   Students must complete BMED2801, BMED2802, BMED2803 and BMED2806 in the Faculty of Science. See Faculty of Science Handbook for details.


Year 3 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
24Select from
Medical Science Intermediate Units

Note:   Students must complete BMED2804, BMED2805, BMED2807 and BMED2808 in the Faculty of Science. See Faculty of Science Handbook for details.


Year 4 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6MECH3362: Materials 2
12Select from
Medical Science Senior Units

Year 4 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2
Core
6MECH3921: Biomedical Design and Technology
12Select from
Medical Science Senior Units

Year 5 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6ELEC3802: Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
Core
6AMME4111: Thesis A


Note:  Under the change of rules in 2015 and for AQF and accreditation compliance, students should enrol in AMME4111 /AMME4112
Core
0ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
6Select from
AMME4210: Computational Fluid Dynamics
AMME4981: Applied Biomedical Engineering
AMME4990: Biomedical Product Development

Year 5 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AMME4112: Thesis B


Note:  Under the change of rules in 2015 and for AQF and accreditation compliance, students should enrol in AMME4111 /AMME4112
Core
6MECH4961: Biomechanics and Biomaterials
12Select from
AMME4790: Introduction to Biomechatronics
AMME4971: Tissue Engineering
AMME4992: Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry
MECH4902: Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering

Requirements for this Pathway

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6AMME4112: Thesis B

Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.

Honours Thesis

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B
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Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.

Block 1 - Recommended Yr4 Units (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4210 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
AMME4971 Tissue Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4981 Applied Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4990 Biomedical Product Development 6 Semester 1
AMME4992 Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry 6 Semester 2
MECH4902 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2

Block 2 - Medical Science Intermediate Units (Min CP: 48,Max CP: 48)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BMED2801 Cell Structure and Function 6 Semester 1
BMED2802 Molecular Basis of Medical Sciences 6 Semester 1
BMED2803 Cardiac, Respiratory and Renal Function 6 Semester 1
BMED2804 Digestion, Absorption and Metabolism 6 Semester 2
BMED2805 Hormones, Reproduction and Development 6 Semester 2
BMED2806 Sensory and Motor Functions 6 Semester 1
BMED2807 Microbes and Body Defences 6 Semester 2
BMED2808 Disease in Society 6 Semester 2

Block 3 - Medical Science Senior Units (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ANAT3004 Cranial and Cervical Anatomy 6 Semester 2
ANAT3006 Forensic Osteology 6 Semester 1
ANAT3007 Visceral Anatomy 6 Semester 1
ANAT3008 Musculoskeletal Anatomy 6 Semester 2
ANAT3904 Cranial & Cervical Anatomy (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
BCHM3071 Molecular Biology & Biochemistry- Genes 6 Semester 1
BCHM3072 Human Molecular Cell Biology 6 Semester 2
BCHM3081 Mol Biology & Biochemistry- Proteins 6 Semester 1
BCHM3082 Medical and Metabolic Biochemistry 6 Semester 2
BCHM3092 Proteomics and Functional Genomics 6 Semester 2
BCHM3971 Molecular Biology & Biochem- Genes (Adv) 6 Semester 1
BCHM3972 Human Molecular Cell Biology (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
BCHM3981 Mol Biology & Biochemistry- Proteins Adv 6 Semester 1
BCHM3982 Medical and Metabolic Biochemistry (Adv) 6 Semester 2
BCHM3992 Proteomics and Functional Genomics (Adv) 6 Semester 2
BIOL3018 Gene Technology and Genomics 6 Semester 1
BIOL3025 Evolutionary Genetics & Animal Behaviour 6
BIOL3026 Developmental Genetics 6 Semester 2
BIOL3027 Bioinformatics and Genomics 6 Semester 1
BIOL3918 Gene Technology and Genomics Advanced 6 Semester 1
BIOL3925 Evolutionary Gen. & Animal Behaviour Adv 6
BIOL3926 Developmental Genetics (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
BIOL3927 Bioinformatics and Genomics (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
CPAT3201 Pathogenesis of Human Disease 1 6 Semester 2
CPAT3202 Pathogenesis of Human Disease 2 6 Semester 2
EMHU3001 Electron Microscopy and Imaging/Theory 6 Semester 2
EMHU3002 Electron Microscopy and Imaging/Prac 6 Semester 2
HSTO3001 Microscopy & Histochemistry Theory 6 Semester 1
HSTO3002 Microscopy & Histochemistry Practical 6 Semester 1
HSTO3003 Cells and Development: Theory 6 Semester 2
HSTO3004 Cells and Development: Practical (Adv) 6 Semester 2
IMMU3102 Molecular and Cellular Immunology 6 Semester 2
IMMU3202 Immunology in Human Disease 6 Semester 2
IMMU3902 Molecular and Cellular Immunology (Adv) 6 Semester 2
IMMU3903 Immunology in Human Disease (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
INFD3012 Infectious Diseases 6 Semester 2
MICR3011 Microbes in Infection 6 Semester 1
MICR3032 Molecular Microbiology Concepts 6 Semester 2
MICR3042 Molecular Microbiology Research Skills 6 Semester 2
MICR3911 Microbes in Infection (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
MICR3932 Molecular Microbiology Concepts (Adv) 6 Semester 2
MICR3942 Molecular Micro Research Skills (Adv) 6 Semester 2
NEUR3001 Neuroscience: Special Senses 6 Semester 1
NEUR3002 Neuroscience: Motor Systems & Behaviour 6 Semester 1
NEUR3003 Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience 6 Semester 2
NEUR3004 Integrative Neuroscience 6 Semester 2
NEUR3901 Neuroscience: Special Senses (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
NEUR3902 Neuroscience: Motor Systems & Behav. Adv 6 Semester 1
NEUR3903 Cellular & Developmental Neurosci. (Adv) 6 Semester 2
NEUR3904 Integrative Neuroscience (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
PCOL3011 Toxicology 6 Semester 1
PCOL3012 Drug Design and Development 6 Semester 1
PCOL3021 Drug Therapy 6 Semester 2
PCOL3022 Neuropharmacology 6 Semester 2
PCOL3911 Toxicology (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
PCOL3912 Drug Design and Development (Adv) 6 Semester 1
PCOL3921 Drug Therapy (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
PCOL3922 Neuropharmacology (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
PHSI3005 Human Cellular Physiology: Theory 6 Semester 1
PHSI3006 Human Cellular Physiology: Research 6 Semester 1
PHSI3007 Heart and Circulation: Normal Function 6 Semester 2
PHSI3008 Heart and Circulation: Dysfunction 6 Semester 2
PHSI3905 Human Cellular Physiology (Adv): Theory 6 Semester 1
PHSI3906 Human Cellular Physiology (Ad): Research 6 Semester 1
PHSI3907 Heart & Circulation: Normal Function Adv 6 Semester 2
PHSI3908 Heart & Circulation: Dysfunction Adv 6 Semester 2
VIRO3001 Virology 6 Semester 1
VIRO3002 Medical and Applied Virology 6 Semester 2
VIRO3901 Virology (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
VIRO3902 Medical and Applied Virology (Advanced) 6 Semester 2

Note: Units must be chosen from the subject areas of Anatomy and Histology; Biology (Genetics) (ie. BIOL3018/3918; 3025/3925; 3026/3926; 3027/3927); Biochemistry; Cell Pathology; Immunology; Infectious Diseases; Microbiology; Pharmacology and Physiology. Students must complete 24 credit points of these units.

Course: Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical) / Medical Science (2011)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2012, 2011, 2010
Requirements: 1. To qualify for the award of the BE/BMedSc Pass degree, a student shall complete units of study having a total value of at least 240 credit points including:

* Units of study as prescribed for the BE specialisation

* Junior Science units of study comprising 12 credit points of Mathematics and 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry and MBLG1001 Introductory Molecular Biology & Genetics (some of these may be shared in common with the engineering specialisation)

* 48 credit points of Intermediate core units of study as listed in Table IV of the Science Faculty Handbook of units of study for the BMedSc

* at least 24 credit points of Senior units of study taken from the subject areas of Anatomy/Histology, Biology (Genetics), Biochemistry, Cell Pathology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Physiology.

2. Students in the Honours program must enrol in AMME4111 & AMME4112; students in the Pass Program must enrol in AMME4121 & AMME4122.

3. Advanced Engineering 2, 3 or 4 is an acceptable alternative to MECH4601.

4. The elective AMME4790 Intro Biomechatronics is an acceptable alternative to ELEC3802. You can not do both.
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