ENGR407-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Bioprocess Engineering 1

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 16 July 2018
End Date: Sunday, 18 November 2018
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 27 July 2018
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 12 October 2018

Description

Engineering biochemistry covering enzyme kinetics, metabolism and applied molecular biology.

Biochemical engineering, cell organelles, enzymes, metabolism and metabolic engineering (ME); genetic engineering (GE), GE Medical and industrial applications, molecular biology for bioprocessing; industrial microbioly, bioproducts, and bioreactors.

Learning Outcomes

Students should be conversant in the language of biology and biochemistry, and understand the how to grow and manipulate biological systems to produce useful commercial materials or consume chemical wastes.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

ENCH281 or
subject to approval of the Director of Studies

Course Coordinator

Luke Schneider

Lecturers

Sean Pourazadi and Carlo Carere

Textbooks / Resources

Recommended Reading

Ratledge, Colin. , Kristiansen, B; Basic biotechnology; 3rd ed; Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Shuler, Michael L. , Kargi, Fikret; Bioprocess engineering : basic concepts; 2nd ed; Prentice Hall, 2002.

Notes

Concerns
Students with concerns about the course should contact any of the lecturers listed above, or Alex Yip, the 3rd Pro Director of Studies.

General Policies of the Department
Students may obtain the general policies of the University from the website. For example:

Special considerations: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/special-consideration/  

Academic Appeals of Assessments: Students with concerns about assessment processes or grades should be advised to speak first with the relevant lecturer. If the matter cannot be resolved, then the student should meet and discuss the matter with the Head of Department/School and thereafter follow the procedures outlined in the University procedures http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/media/documents/postgraduate-/Academic-Appeals-Grievances-Principles-Procedures.pdf  and regulations http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/regulations/general-regulations/academic-appeals-and-grievance-regulations/

Reconsideration of grades: If you are concerned that your final grade may be incorrect it is suggested (for CAPE) that you make an informal query to the course coordinator, but you may follow the official procedures: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/examinations/result-dates-and-appeals/

Disabilities: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/disability/

PRE-REQUISITES
ENCH281 or subject to approval of the 2nd Pro Director of Studies of Chemical and Process Engineering.

Additional Course Outline Information

Assessment and grading system

Assignments 40%, Mid-term 30%, Final 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $937.00

International fee $5,125.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Chemical and Process Engineering.

All ENGR407 Occurrences

  • ENGR407-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018