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HMM104 - Immunology and Haematology

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Debbie Baldi





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour classes per week and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


This unit will introduce students to the development and function of cells in the blood, bone marrow and immune tissues, and the role that these cells play in the body. Dysregulation of blood cell production will be explored, as well as the role of white blood cells in immunity. The study of immune response, including innate and acquired immunity will also be discussed.


Assessment task 1: Mid-trimester test (45 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 2: Written report (1200 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Prescribed texts

De Ives, Martin, Burton & Roitt ‘Essential Immunology’ (2011 12th Ed) Wiley-Blackwell, London, UK (e-book available)


Metha and Hoffbrand ‘Haematology: at a Glance’ (2009 3rd Ed) Wiley-Blackwell, London, UK (e-book available)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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