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HMM303 - Emerging Infectious Diseases and Their Control

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Johnson Mak

Prerequisite:

One of: SLE234, HMM202 or HSH216

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour classes per week, 5 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester and Cloud (online) discussions

Content

This unit will provide students with knowledge of clinically relevant emerging infectious diseases. Current emerging infectious diseases, as well as potential future threats will be considered, as well as the mechanisms responsible for the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases. It will also delineate the ‘One Health’ approach to ameliorating these diseases.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written case study report (1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Group poster practical report (1200 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3979$3718

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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