Technology and Data Acquisition

MBP10001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

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

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22





Aims and objectives

Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of a range of medical technologies and their applications by studying the principles of measurement science, data acquisition and analysis for the biomedical sciences.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe the components and operating principles of medical technologies.
2. Describe current and emerging technologies related to medical monitoring and treatment.
3. Apply scientific and quantitative approaches to biomedical measurement and data acquisition.
4. Acquire and analyse physiological signals using biomedical instrumentation.
5. Critically evaluate a medical technology and its applications.
6. Program Labview software for computer based data acquisition and display.

Courses with unit

BA-HSC1 Bachelor of Health Science
BB-HSCBUS Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Business
BB-HSCMCMN Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-HSCSCI Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Science
BA-HSCPROF Bachelor of Health Science Professional