Microbiology

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Microbiology

For a major in Microbiology, the minimum requirement is 24 credit points from senior units of study listed in the subject area.
Please refer to the Science Faculty website for details of the major, http://sydney.edu.au/science/
Intermediate units of study
MICR2021
Microbial Life
6    P 6cp of Junior Biology and (6cp from MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and 6cp of Junior Chemistry
N MICR2921, MICR2024 and all intermediate BMED units.


Students are very strongly recommended to complete (MICR2021 or MICR2921 or MICR2024) before enrolling in MICR2022 in Semester 2. For progression on to Senior Microbiology units, students must also complete (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901). This unit is not available to BMedSc students.
Semester 1
MICR2921
Microbial Life (Advanced)
6    P 6cp of Junior Biology and (6cp of MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and 6cp of Junior Chemistry. Distinction grade required in at least one of Junior Biology or MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901.
N MICR2021, MICR2024 and all intermediate BMED units.


Students are very strongly advised to complete MICR2021/2921 or MICR2024 before enrolling in MICR2022 or MICR2922 in Semester 2. For progression on to Senior Microbiology units, students must also complete MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901. This unit is not available to BMedSc students.
Semester 1
MICR2022
Microbes in Society
6    A MICR2021 or MICR2921 or MICR2024
P 6cp of Junior Biology and (6cp from MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and 6 of Junior Chemistry.
N MICR2922 and all intermediate BMED units.


Students are very strongly advised to complete MICR2021 or MICR2921 or MICR2024 before enrolling in MICR2022 in Semester 2. For progression on to Senior Microbiology units, students must also complete MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901. This unit is not available to BMedSc students.
Semester 2
MICR2922
Microbes in Society (Advanced)
6    A MICR2021 or MBLG2921 or MICR2024
P 6cp of Junior Biology and (6cp from MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and 6cp of Junior Chemistry. Distinction grade required in at least one of Junior Biology or MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901.
N MICR2022 and all intermediate BMED units.


Students are very strongly advised to complete MICR2021 or MBLG2921 or MICR2024 before enrolling in MICR2922 in Semester 2. For progression on to Senior Microbiology units, students must also complete MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901. This unit is not available to BMedSc students.
Semester 2
MICR2024
Microbes in the Environment
6    P 12 credit points of first year Biology
N MICR2001, MICR2901, MICR2003, MICR2007, MICR2011, MICR2021, MICR2921, MICR2909
Semester 2
Senior units of study
MICR3011
Microbes in Infection
6    P At least 6 credit points of MBLG units and (MICR2022 or MICR2922). For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and BMED2807). For BScAgr students: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and (MICR2022 or MICR922).
N MICR3911
Semester 1
MICR3911
Microbes in Infection (Advanced)
6    P 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: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and (MICR2022 or MICR2922) including one Distinction.
N MICR3011
Semester 1
MICR3032
Molecular Microbiology Concepts
6    A MICR2021 or equivalent introductory microbiology.
P At least 6 credit points of MBLG units and (MICR2022 or MICR2922). For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and BMED2807). For BScAgr students: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and MICR2024.
N MICR3932


Students undertaking a major in microbiology must take MICR3042 or MICR3942.
Semester 2
MICR3932
Molecular Microbiology Concepts (Adv)
6    A MICR2021 or equivalent introductory microbiology.
P At least 6 credit points of MBLG units and Distinction in (MICR2022 or MICR2922) or For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including BMED2401, BMED2404 and Distinction in (BMED2401 or BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and Distinction in BMED2807). For BScAgr students: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and MICR2024 including one Distinction.
N MICR3032


Students undertaking a major in microbiology must take MICR3042 or MICR3942.
Semester 2
MICR3042
Molecular Microbiology Research Skills
6    A MICR2021 or equivalent introductory microbiology
P MICR2022 or MICR2922 and at least 6 credit points of MBLG units. For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and BMED2807). For BScAgr students: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and MICR2024.
C MICR3032 or MICR3932
N MICR3942, MICR3022, MICR3922
Semester 2
MICR3942
Molecular Micro Research Skills (Adv)
6    A MICR2021 or equivalent introductory microbiology.
P MICR2022 or MICR2922 and at least 6 credit points of MBLG units. Entry into MICR3942 requires at least one Distinction in a previous MICR unit ((MICR2021 or MICR2921), (MICR2022 or MICR2922) or (MICR3011 or MICR3911)). For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) and a Distinction in BMED2401 or BMED2404 or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and Distinction in BMED2807). For BScAgr students: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and MICR2024.
C MICR3032 or MICR3932
N MICR3042, MICR3022, MICR3922
Semester 2
MICR3125
Microbial Ecology
6    A Fundamentals of molecular biology
P MICR2022 or MICR2024
Semester 1
VIRO3001
Virology
6    A MICR2021/2921 or MICR2022/2922
P At least 6 credit points of MBLG units and at least 6 credit points in Intermediate MICR or BCHM or BIOL or IMMU or PCOL or PHSI or PLNT units. For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and BMED2807).
N VIRO3901


Students are very strongly advised to complete VIRO3001/3901 before enrolling in VIRO3002/3902 Medical and Applied Virology in Session 2.
Semester 1
VIRO3901
Virology (Advanced)
6    A MICR2021 or MICR2921 or MICR2022 or MICR2922
P At least 6 credit points of MBLG units and at least 6 credit points including one Distinction in Intermediate MICR or BCHM or BIOL or IMMU or PCOL or PHSI or PLNT units. 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: (PLNT2001 or PLNT2901) and MICR2024 including one Distinction.
N VIRO3001


Students are very strongly advised to complete VIRO3001 or VIRO3901 before enrolling in VIRO3002 or VIRO3902 Medical and Applied Virology in Session 2.
Semester 1
VIRO3002
Medical and Applied Virology
6    A Intermediate microbiology, immunology, molecular biology and genetics.
P 6 CP MBLG units and at least 6 CP from Intermediate MICR or BCHM or BIOL or IMMU or PCOL or PHSI units. For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) or (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and BMED2807).
N VIRO3902


Students are very strongly recommended to complete VIRO3001 or VIRO3901 before enrolling in VIRO3002 Medical and Applied Virology in Semester 2.
Semester 2
VIRO3902
Medical and Applied Virology (Advanced)
6    P As per VIRO3002 plus VIRO3001 (Distinction) or VIRO3901 (Credit). For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED units including (BMED2401 and BMED2404) plus a Distinction in VIRO3001 or credit in VIRO3901 OR (BMED2801 and BMED2802 and Distinction in BMED2807).
N VIRO3002
Semester 2