Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 lectures (three a week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||At least 37.5 points of theory and 12.5 points of practical 200-level subjects from microbiology and immunology, biochemistry, pathology, physiology, anatomy, cell biology or genetics.BBiomedSc students: 521-213 and 536-250.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorProf F Carbone; Ms S Uren
|Subject Overview:|| |
By the completion of the course the students should understand and be able to describe:
The subject will include coverage of the development, function and regulation of cells of the immune system; immunoglobulins; cytokines; immunological mechanisms operating in immunity to infectious disease; autoimmunity; hypersensitivity; and transplantation and tumour immunology.
|Assessment:||A 1-hour written examination held mid-semester (20%); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (80%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Cellular and Molecular Immunology (A K Abbas and A H Lichtman.), 5th updated edn, 2005|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject. |
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Science
Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology
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