Projects: Immunology

Subject 526-326 (2008)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Six hours of lectures and 54 hours of practical work.
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: 526-324.
Corequisites: 526-305.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: Students who have completed 526-322 and/or 526-323 in any year must contact the coordinator to ensure they are not repeating subject material for which they were previously awarded credit.
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.


Ms H Cain; Prof F Carbone
Subject Overview:

Students will carry out experimental work in an area of immunology.

On completion of the subject, students should:

  • appreciate the nature of scientific research, including the way in which progress is made and the realities of laboratory-based work;

  • be able to work effectively as a team member in a small scientific project;

  • be able to keep clear laboratory notes as experiments progress;

  • have developed skills in the design, conduct and interpretation of experiments;

  • have developed the expertise to critically evaluate experimental proposals and findings; and

  • be able to communicate scientific ideas and findings effectively in both oral and written form.

Assessment: Attendance at practical classes is compulsory. Students must attend at least 80% of the laboratory-based component to be considered for assessment.Ongoing assessment of laboratory work during the semester (25%); written introduction to project of up to 1000 words due in the third week of semester (10%); written report of up to 3000 words two weeks after completion of the subject (50%); a 10-minute oral presentation of project results during the semester (15%) Satisfactory completion of both the laboratory work and written reports is necessary to pass this subject.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.

Formerly known as 526-326 Projects: Immunology/Biotechnology.

This subject is likely to be quota-restricted this year.

Related Course(s): 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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