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Advanced Immunology for Masters CJA514


This unit is designed to cover more advanced concepts of immunology. At the completion of the unit, you should have an understanding of the components of the immune system and their interactions as well as the major defence mechanisms of the body against different types of infection. Other specialised areas of immunology, including inappropriate and allergic responses, anti-tumour responses and transplantation immunology will be considered. Hands on practical classes will reinforce the lecture coverage and provide an introduction to techniques used in the laboratory and for characterising the immune system.


Unit name Advanced Immunology for Masters
Unit code CJA514
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Doctor Jack Auty
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced


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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the components of the mammalian immune system
  • Discuss how the function and regulation of immunity relates to protection against infectious disease
  • Communicate complex information regarding the immune system both verbally and in writing, using correct scientific language
  • Demonstrate basic competency and understanding of laboratory techniques used in immunological research and diagnostics
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Teaching Pattern

6 hrs weekly lectures/tutorials/practicals

AssessmentTutorial Test 1 (10%)|Tutorial Test 2 (10%)|Theory exam (60%)|Short newspaper-style article (5%)|Poster Presentation (5%)|Essay (10%)
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