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
PrerequisitesHBS1HBA OR BIO1APM OR BIO1MGC
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
AuthorWilley, J.M., Sherwood, L.M. and Woolverton, C.J.
Brock: Biology of Micro-organisms
AuthorMichael T. Madigan, Kelly S. Bender, D.H., Buckley, W., Sattley, M.m Stahl, D.A.
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), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment size296
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Brown
Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1-hour practical theory test (mcq/short answer (1,000-words equivalent)
One 3-hour written examination
|Central exam||Individual||No||60||SILO1, SILO4|
Online mcq quiz (250-words equivalent)
|Quizzes||Individual||No||10||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Group Project (groups of 8 students) 2% teamwork, 8% assessment task (250-word equiv per student)
|Other||Group||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|