Measurement and Instrumentation

MBP20010 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

This unit provides students with practical experience in biomedical diagnostic and monitoring instrumentation and how to measure, record and analyse biological signals
Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Use electronic instrumentation for biomedical and other scientific measurements
2. Critically evaluate biomedical instrumentation techniques
3. Assemble components of biomedical instrumentation systems for physiological measurement
4. Test biomedical instrumentation equipment for electrical safety
5. Apply principles of quantitative scientific measurement in acquiring data from biomedical instrumentation
6. Process and analyse data from biomedical instruments