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Master of Infectious Diseases


Course Description

Introduction

This course provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in Medical Microbiology, Tropical Infectious Diseases and Public and Environmental Health Microbiology.

Course description, features and facilities

This course includes an individual research project, or a practicum in the State Pathology Laboratory Service.

Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2015;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2016 or 2017.

Take all units (72 points):

S1 MICR5829 Foundations of Infectious Diseases
S1 MICR5830 Principles of Mycology and Parasitology
S2 MICR5831 Molecular and Cellular Microbiology Part 1
S2 MICR5832 Diagnostic Medical Microbiology
S2 MICR5833 Antimicrobial Agents
S2 MICR5834 Tropical, Travel and Remote Area Infectious Diseases
S2 MICR5835 Vectors of Infectious Diseases and Vector Control
S2 MICR5836 Public and Environmental Health Microbiology
S1 MICR5842 Principles of Infection and Immunity
S2 MICR5846 Molecular and Cellular Microbiology Part 2
S1 PUBH4403 Epidemiology I
NS PUBH5761 Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases

Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from either the research project pair or the practicum pair:

Group A

S1 MICR5838 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12 points)
N/A MICR5839 Practicum in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12 points)
N/A MICR5840 Practicum in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12 points)
S1 MICR5841 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12 points)

Career opportunities

This course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in research and hospital diagnostic laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments and international agencies.

Visit the Master of Infectious Diseases page on the University of Western Australia website for more details!

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Entry Requirements

(a) The UWA Bachelor of Science degree in a biomedical, biological or related area of science, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; OR (b) the UWA Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; OR (c) the UWA Bachelor of Dental Science degree, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; OR (d) a degree in applied biomedical science or public health (medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, public health or veterinary science), or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty. Minimum English Language Requirements: View Website

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