Microbes in Infection (Advanced) (MICR3911)


This unit is available to students who have performed well in Intermediate Microbiology. MICR3911 is based on MICR3011 with a series of specific tutorials and self-directed learning to extend students beyond the core material. Consequently, the unit of study content may vary from year to year.

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Two 1-hour lectures per week including six 1-hour tutorials, eight 3-hour practical sessions and three 2-hour clinical tutorials per semester.


Theory: One 2-hour exam, formative assessment (60%), Practical assessment: presentations, discussion facilitation, quiz, prac assessment (40%)


Murray PR.et al. Medical Microbiology. 7th ed., Mosby, 2013.

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Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

At least 6 credit points of MBLG units and Distinction in (MICR2022 or MICR2922). For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and Distinction in BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and Distinction in BMED2807). For BScAgr students: (PLN


MICR3001, MICR3011, MICR3901

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