Biomedical Science

Infection and Immunity Stream

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Biomedical Science (Infection and Immunity)

Master of Biomedical Science

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) the requirements of the stream they are enrolled in
(b) 12 credit points of core units of study, and
(c) 12 credit points of capstone selective units of study, and
(d) a minimum of 18 and maximum of 24 credit points of stream selective units of study, and
(e) a minimum of 0 and a maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma of Biomedical Science

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) the requirements of the stream they are enrolled in
(b) 12 credit points of core units of study, and
(c) a minimum of 18 and maximum of 24 credit points of stream selective units of study, and
(d) a maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate of Biomedical Science

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) the requirements of the stream they are enrolled in
(b) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream selective units of study.

Infection and Immunity stream

Degree core
(a) Students in the Graduate Diploma and Masters complete 12 credit points of degree core units
(b) Students in the Graduate Certificate complete 6 credit points of degree core units
BMSC5001
Clinical Laboratory Science
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
BMSC5901
Clinical Laboratory Science (Advanced)
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
Stream core
All students complete the following unit:
INIM5111
Principles in Immunology
6    A Undergraduate immunology and undergraduate bacteriology and virology


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Semester 1
Stream selective
(a) Students in the Graduate Diploma and Masters complete a minimum of 18 and a maximum of 24 credit points of stream selective units
(b) Students in the Graduate Certificate complete 12 credit points of stream selective units of study
INIM5002
Virology and Cell Technology
6    A Undergraduate Microbiology or Infectious Diseases


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Semester 2
INIM5011
Advanced Medical Bacteriology
6    A Undergraduate Microbiology or Infectious Diseases


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Semester 1
INIM5112
Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapy
6    A Understanding of basic biochemistry and cell biology


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Semester 2
Electives
(a) Students in the Graduate Diploma and Masters complete a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units.
INIM5013
Clinical Mycology and Parasitology
6    A Knowledge in general microbiology and molecular biology.


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Semester 1
INIM5022
Global Control of Infectious Diseases
6    A Undergraduate bacteriology and virology; basic concepts of epidemiology


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Semester 2
PGEN5001
Pathogen Genomics
6    A Basic understanding of microbiology or medical microbiology and genetics.


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Semester 2
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

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Semester 1
Capstone Selective
(a) Students in the Masters must complete 12 credit points of capstone selective units of study, choosing either:
Research Project
BMSC5106
Biomedical Research Project A
6    N ICPU5001 and ICPU5002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
BMSC5X01 plus 12 credit points of stream selective units must be successfully completed before enrolling in BMSC5106
Semester 1
Semester 2
BMSC5107
Biomedical Research Project B
6    N ICPU5001 and ICPU5002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
BMSC5X01 plus 12 credit points of stream selective units must be successfully completed before enrolling in BMSC5107
Semester 1
Semester 2
OR
Industry Project
ICPU5001
Industry and Community Project A
6    N BMSC5106 and BMSC5107

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ICPU5002
Industry and Community Project B
6    N BMSC5106 and BMSC5107

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2