Infection and Immunity

Admission requirements

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity requires:

  • a medical degree; or
  • a bachelor's degree in science, medical science, nursing, allied health, dentistry, veterinary science or agricultural science from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification including at least one completed unit of study in microbiology and one in immunology.

Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity requires:

  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate; or
  • a medical degree; or
  • a bachelor's degree in science, medical science, nursing, allied health, dentistry, veterinary science or agricultural science including at least one completed unit of study in microbiology and one in immunology.

Admission to the Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity) requires:

  • a medical degree

Admission to the Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity) requires:

  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate or graduate diploma; or
  • a bachelor's degree with first or second class honours in science, medical science, nursing, allied health, dentistry, veterinary science or agricultural science including at least one completed unit of study in microbiology and one in immunology; or
  • a pass bachelor's degree and completion of a minimum of 12 months research or work experience in the field of infectious diseases or immunology after the completion of the degree.

See Course Rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of core units of study.

The Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study, and
  • 12 credit points of elective units of study.

The Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity) and Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity) require the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study, and
  • 24 credit points of elective units of study.