TOPICS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Credit points: 15
Infectious diseases, both new and ancient, continue to threaten humans, domestic animals, wild life and plants. This subject introduces students to selected topics and current issues in infectious disease that are important to Australia and further abroad. The topics include: 'A healthy Australia: control of endemic and exotic diseases'; 'The era of the 'superbug''; 'Safety in the food supply chain'; 'Lifestyle and infectious disease'; 'Environmental sources of disease'; and 'The impact of neglected parasitic diseases on human and animal health'.
Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn Bell
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesBIO1OF OR BIO1APM OR BIO1MGC OR HBS1HBA
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
AuthorJ. Willey, L. Sherwood & C.J. Woolverton
Brock Biology of Microorganisms
AuthorM.T. Madigan, K.S. Bender, D.H. Buckley, W.M. Sattley & D.A. Stahl
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Bell
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Or Delivery Mode: Online."
One 1.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weeks 31-37 and Weeks 39-43."
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 38 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Mid-semester exam will be scheduled for Week 38."
|2 hour End-of-semester exam (2,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|One online test, one case study and one short group assignment (500-words equivalent, each)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|1 hour Mid-semester exam (1,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|