UWA Handbook 2017

Master of Infectious Diseases

Master of Infectious Diseases course overviews

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2017 or 2018.

Year 1

Semester 1

S1 MICR5829 Foundations of Infectious Diseases
S1 MICR5830 Principles of Mycology and Parasitology
S1 MICR5842 Principles of Infection and Immunity
S1 PUBH4403 Epidemiology I

Semester 2

S2 MICR5831 Molecular and Cellular Microbiology Part 1
S2 MICR5832 Diagnostic Medical Microbiology
S2 MICR5846 Molecular and Cellular Microbiology Part 2
NS PUBH5761 Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases*

Year 2

Semester 1

S1 MICR5838 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12 points)
S1 MICR5841 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12 points)

or

N/A MICR5839 Practicum in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12 points)**
N/A MICR5840 Practicum in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12 points)**

Semester 2

S2 MICR5833 Antimicrobial Agents
S2 MICR5834 Tropical, Travel and Remote Area Infectious Diseases
S2 MICR5835 Vectors of Infectious Diseases and Vector Control
S2 MICR5836 Public and Environmental Health Microbiology

or

Semester 1

S1 MICR5838 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12 points)
S1 MICR5841 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12 points)

Semester 2

S2 MICR5843 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 3 (12 points)***
S2 MICR5844 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 4 (12 points)***

* This unit is held in the Winter teaching period
** Practicum not available in 2016 and unlikely to be available in 2017
*** WAM of ≥ 70% in year one required for entry

Part-time enrolments

Students planning to enrol part-time should contact the Course Director for advice on unit selection. It is essential to complete MICR5829 Foundations of Infectious Diseases prior to enrolling in MICR5832 Diagnostic Medical Microbiology. Completion of at least 48 points is normally required prior to taking the Research Project units.