Infectious Diseases

Honours

Honours in Infectious Diseases is embedded within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. Students will be part of world leading medical research within the School of Medical Sciences. The one-year program includes a 36-credit point research project giving students access to the latest biomedical technologies, whilst two 6-credit point coursework units will aid in the development of fundamental research and communication skills. To view a full list of projects please visit our online project database.

To be eligible the student must meet the requirements outlined in the resolutions and have completed any major within the School of Medical Sciences that is relevant to the project. The student needs to find a suitable supervisor and complete the expression of interest form (pdf, 120KB).

Honours in Infectious Diseases is available for a semester 1 start only.

Honours Coordinator:

Associate Professor Carl Feng
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General enquires and EOI form submission:
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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

INFECTIOUS DISEASES (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Infectious Diseases) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Selective

IDIP4101
Developing Laboratory Based Skills
6    A A major in one of the following areas: Anatomy and Histology, Applied Medical Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Immunology and Pathology, Infectious Diseases, Medicinal Chemistry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Quantitative Life Sciences.
N LIFE4101
Semester 1
IDIP4102
Analysing and Communicating Research
6    A A major in one of the following areas: Anatomy and Histology, Applied Medical Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Immunology and Pathology, Infectious Diseases, Medicinal Chemistry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Quantitative Life Sciences.
Semester 2
LIFE4101
Advanced Life Science
6    A This unit is advanced coursework related to understanding cellular and molecular processes in biology. It assumes background knowledge of cellular and molecular biological aspects of the life sciences consistent with a degree major in Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell Pathology, Genetics and Genomics, Immunobiology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Nutrition and Metabolism, Nutrition Science, or Quantitative Life Sciences.
P A WAM of 65 or greater. 144 credit points of units of study, including a minimum of 12 credit points from the following (AMED3XXX or ANAT3XXX or ANSC3105 or BCHM3XXX or BCMB3XXX or BIOL3XXX or CPAT3XXX or ENVX3XXX or FOOD3XXX or GEGE3XXX or HSTO3XXX or IMMU3XXX or INFD3XXX or MEDS3XXX or MICR3XXX or NEUR3XXX or NUTM3XXX or PCOL3XXX or PHSI3XXX or QBIO3XXX or SCPU3001 or STAT3XXX or VIRO3XXX).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit must be taken by all students in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology honours or Microbiology honours.
Semester 1
SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.


Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
Semester 1
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
Intensive March
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    A Successful completion of a Science major.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107
Intensive August
Intensive March
The following units will not run in 2020: IDIP4101, IDIP4102.

Honours Core Research Project

INFD4103
Infectious Diseases Honours Project A
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
INFD4104
Infectious Diseases Honours Project B
6    C INFD4103
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFD4105
Infectious Diseases Honours Project C
6    C INFD4104
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFD4106
Infectious Diseases Honours Project D
6    C INFD4105
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFD4107
Infectious Diseases Honours Project E
6    C INFD4106
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFD4108
Infectious Diseases Honours Project F
6    C INFD4107
Semester 1
Semester 2