Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will have:

  1. Advanced knowledge of the underlying principles of immunology and its application in solving problems in biological systems
  2. An awareness of some current research activities in the field and possible applications of this knowledge
  3. A working knowledge of some immunological techniques and their application
  4. Skills in critical review and analysis of scientific data and the oral and written communication of scientific information.

This subject will develop graduate attributes of knowledge ability, critical-thinking, technical competency, self-directed learning skills, problem-solving and communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal).

  • Topics

    • Immunology
    • Antigen processing and presentation, T cell activation, cytokine networks
    • Immunoassays
    • Cancer immunology
    • Vaccines
    • Transplantation immunology
    • Allergy

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

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Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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