Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

150504 v.2 Master of Infectious Diseases


Course CRICOS Code: 027230G
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1.5 Years


This course provides a professional award for graduates in medical science or related areas interested in infectious diseases. It develops an understanding of the latest techniques involved in the detection, spread and control of infectious diseases as well as undertaking an extensive review of the literature and carrying out a supervised research project.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

An approved undergraduate degree in medical science or a related area and at least two years work experience.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is three semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. Subject to availability of units, it is possible to complete this course within a calendar year.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

13188 v.2   MT 631 - Molecular Techniques 3.0 25.0
13189 v.2   MT 631 - Advances in Immunology 3.0 25.0
13190 v.2   MT 631 - Medical Microbiology 3.0 50.0

Year 1 Semester 2

13191 v.2   MT 632 - Antimicrobials and Resistance 2.0 25.0
13192 v.2   MT 632 - Chemotherapy and Vaccination 3.0 25.0
13193 v.2   MT 632 - Epidemiology and Disease Control 2.0 50.0

Year 2 Semester 1

13194 v.2   MT 633 - Dissertation 3.0 25.0
13195 v.2   MT 633 - Project 6.0 75.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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