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BTH2811 - Bioprocess technology

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader: Dr Ooi Yong Wee


Not offered in 2007


In this unit, students will be introduced to typical biochemical processes, from feedstock supply, reaction, separation and utilities. Treatment and storage of the feedstock / product will also be examined. The subject will focus on the operation and choice of typical equipment and processes. Safety issues and financial impact will be highlighted.


Examination: (60%)
continuous assessment: (40%)

Contact hours

Weekly: 2 hrs of lectures, 2 hrs of tutorial / project work and 8 hrs of self-study


Preference given to students with high school mathematics and satisfactory completion of 48 credit points of level one units (including CHM1011 and CHM1022), with an overall average of 60% or above.