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MIC3041 - Medical microbiology

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader: Associate Professor Peter Wright


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


In this unit, aspects of microbiology are presented which are relevant to infectious diseases. It builds on the content of previous subjects providing a basis of the study of medical microbiology, especially the nature of microbial infections of different body systems, immunity and mechanisms of host resistance, vaccines and the mode of action of antibiotics and how microbes become resistant to them.


Written theory examination (2-hours):50%
Theory of practical examination (1-hour): 20%
Laboratory reports and practical class assessment: 30%

Contact hours

Three 1-hour lectures and up to one 3-hour laboratory class or tutorial/ discussion session per week


BMS2052 or MIC2022