By studying this major, you’ll gain a detailed understanding of immunology, the study of our immune system. You’ll learn how immunology is studied and applied to a range of areas in the biomedical sciences.

Your major structure

You can study this major in the Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Science.


You will take 10 core subjects (150 points) across your degree that will build an understanding of the structure and function of the body and consideration of the determinants of health and disease, including genetic and environmental influences (6 in first year, 2 in second year and 2 in third year).

In third year you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised in Immunology.

Throughout your degree you will also take elective and breadth (non-science) subjects.


In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including biology and chemistry subjects.

In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of deep and specialised study in immunology.

Throughout your degree you will also take science elective subjects and breadth (non-science) subjects, in addition to your major subjects and prerequisites.

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