Molecular and Cellular Immunology (Adv) (IMMU3902)


This unit is available to students who have performed well in Intermediate 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.

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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 7th edition. 2011. Elsevier.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction in Intermediate Immunology IMMU2101 and 6CP of intermediate units of study from Biochemistry or Biology or Microbiology or Molecular Biology and Genetics or Pharmacology or Physiology. For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED including (BMED2401 and Distinction in BMED2404) or Distinction in BMED2807.

Intermediate biochemistry and molecular biology and genetics.


IMMU3002, IMMU3102, BMED3003

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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.