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MI4000 - Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: MI4000 MI4001
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Two intakes per year, one in Study Period 1 and one in Study Period 2

This subject is for students wishing to undertake research in microbiology and immunology. Available to suitably qualified graduates from any science based disciplines.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn the skills associated with running a research investigation;
  • To be able to carry out a literature search and critically analyse and review the literature;
  • To present research findings to a mixed audience;
  • To use scientific methodology and train in a specific area of research;
  • To develop competency to work in a generic research laboratory;
  • To cultivate research aptitude and potential, enabling a student to make a choice as to whether they would be suited to undertake a higher research degree..


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Lisa Chilton
Assessment: presentations (20%); multidraft Essays (15%); thesis (65%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Lisa Chilton, <Person not found>
Assessment: presentations (5%); multidraft Essays (20%); thesis (60%); results seminar (15%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.