MEDICAL AND VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY
Credit points: 15
Subject topics include medical bacteriology, virology, parasitology and mycology , epidemiology and molecular pathogenesis. Students will learn about the general characteristics of pathogenic microorganisms commonly affecting the health of animals and humans and the steps involved in disease transmission. Practical classes will address basic medical microbiology including normal flora of the skin, gastrointestinal, urogenital and respiratory tracts.
Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Brown
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites BIO1MGC or BIO1APM or HBS1HBA MIC2MI is highly desirable
Quota Management StrategyEnrolment accepted until quota reached
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsStudents who have not completed MIC2MI in the past 2 years will be required to attend a lab skills session in order to be allowed entry into MIC2MMV practical classes. Students are required to wear laboratory coats and shoes in teaching laboratories.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Brock: Biology of Micro-organisms
AuthorMichael T. Madigan, Kelly S. Bender, D.H., Buckley, W., Sattley, M.m Stahl, D.A.
AuthorWilley, J.M., Sherwood, L.M. and Woolverton, C.J.
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment size296
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Brown
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 1-hour practical theory test (mcq/short answer (1,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO2|
|One 3-hour written examination||N/A||N/A||No||60||SILO1, SILO4|
|Online mcq quiz (250-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Group Project (groups of 8 students) 2% teamwork, 8% assessment task (250-word equiv per student)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|