Molecular and Cellular Immunology (Advanced) (IMMU3902)


This unit is available to students who have performed well in Introductory Immunology (IMMU2101). Advanced students will complete the same core lecture material as students in IMMU3102 but carry out advanced level practical work and a series of specialized seminar based tutorial classes.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


3 lectures, 1 special seminar/tutorial (2 hours), 1 practical (4 hours) every 2 weeks.


Formal examination (one 2 hour exam) and Progressive assessment including written, practical and oral based assessments (100%).


Textbooks Abbas, AK, Lichtman, AH and Pillai, S. Cellular and Molecular Immunology 8th edition. 2015. Elsevier.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


[(A mark of 75 in IMMU2101) and (6 credit points of BCHM2XXX or BIOL2XXX or MICR2XXX or MBLG2XXX or PCOL2XXX or PHSI2XXX)] OR [BMED2401 and (a mark of 75 in BMED2404) and (6 additional credit points of BMED240X)]


IMMU3002 or IMMU3102 or BMED3003 

Additional Information

The completion of 6 credit points of MBLG units of study is highly recommended. Concurrent study of IMMU3903 Immunology in Human Disease (Advanced) is very strongly recommended.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.