Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Chemistry & Molec Biosciences

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Contact hours

Prerequisite

MICR2000

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Practical; end semester examination

Course coordinator

Prof Mark Schembri

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course describes the importance of infectious diseases in individuals, populations and communities. It covers the way microbes cause disease (pathogenesis), how they are transmitted, their spread within the population and mechanisms of control. Core topics include the epidemiology and pathogenesis of viral, bacterial and fungal infections, clinical microbiology and emerging infectious diseases. Each facet of the content will be presented in contemporary science contexts by experts in the field. The course requires the completion of a second year microbiology course (MICR2000 or equivalent) and is a prerequisite for those students wishing to obtain a major in microbiology.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile