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HMM104 - Immunology and Haematology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Debbie Baldi

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

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) 25%
Assessment task 2: Written report (1000 words) 15%
Assessment task 3: Seminar questions and online weekly multiple choice questions 15%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 45%

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

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$3696$3772

* 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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