Future students

Course search

print
 

Unit details

Return to previous page

HMM104 - Immunology and Haematology

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

Melanie Thomson

Contact hours:

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

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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

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)

and

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
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* 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.

Return to previous page

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007