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Major

Immunology

      What will I study?

      Overview

      This major gives you the fundamentals of infectious agents, their genes, the underlying mechanisms of infectious diseases and diseases associated with the immune system.

      Your major structure

      This major can be completed through the Bachelor of Biomedicine or the Bachelor of Science.

      BACHELOR OF BIOMEDICINE

      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 also complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised study in Immunology.

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

      BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

      In your first and secondyears 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 study that is 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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