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Microbes in Society (Advanced) - MICR2922

Year - 2018

This unit of study is based on MICR2022. A science communication exercise is unique to MICR2922 and consists of three small group sessions exploring how recent advances in microbiology are communicated to the wider public. This advanced component replaces one assignment exercise from the practical class and is assessed as short essay. The content and nature of this component is based on recent publications with potential high impact for society.

Two 1-hour lectures per week, plus an additional four 1-hour tutorials, three 1-hour seminars and eleven 3-hour practicals per semester

Theory (60%): One 2-hour theory exam; Practical (40%): continuous assessment in practicals, one assignment, one quiz, one practical exam

Willey et al. Prescott's Microbiology. 10th edition. McGraw-Hill. 2016.

Additional information
This unit is not available to BMedSc students. This unit is not offered from 2019.

Assumed knowledge
CHEM1XXX and (MICR2X21 or MICR2024 or MICR2X31)


6cp from (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XXX) and an additional 6cp from BIOL1XXX and a mark of 75 or above in 6cp from (BIOL1XXX or MBLG1XXX)


MICR2022 or BMED2401 or BMED2402 or BMED2403 or BMED2404 or BMED2405 or BMED2406 or BMED2801 or BMED2802 or BMED2803 or BMED2804 or BMED2805 or BMED2806 or BMED2807 or BMED2808


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Helen Agus
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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