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Medical and Applied Virology (Advanced) - VIRO3902

Year - 2020

This unit is based on the VIRO3002 course with inclusion of tutorials, including with leading research medical virologists, enabling students to gain additional experience with cutting edge virology research. The content of this unit may change from year to year based on research interests within the department.

Two 1 hour lectures per week, and one interactive 2-hour tutorials (approx 6 in total, including for oral presentations)

One 2-hour exam covering lecture material, one 2-hour theory of practical exam, written assignment, oral presentation and tutorial participation (100%)

Knipe and Howley. Fields Virology. 6th edition 2013. Available freely as an electronic resource from the University of Sydney library.

Assumed knowledge
Fundamental concepts of microorganisms and biomolecules


A mark of 70 or above in 6cp from (BMED2404 or IMMU2101 or MEDS2004 or MIMI2X02 or MICR2X22)




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Barry Slobedman
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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