69505 Medical Microbiology6cp; 6hpw, online
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
A general science background is recommended, including foundation areas such as chemistry, cell biology, anatomy, physiology, immunology and biodiversity.
This subject provides study in the critical discipline of medical microbiology. Starting with a general introduction to microbiology and the classification of microbes, students explore the concepts of epidemiology and microbiology within a public health context. In the last two modules, students investigate bacteria and viruses in more detail. This includes reviewing the modern diagnostic tests and current best-practice techniques used in the clinical identification of disease.
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