This course provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in Medical Microbiology, Tropical Infectious Diseases, and Public and Environmental Health Microbiology.
This course includes an individual research project or a practicum in the State Pathology Laboratory Service.
Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from either the research project pair or the practicum pair:
- MICR5838 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12)
- MICR5839 Practicum in Infectious Diseases Part 1 (12)
- MICR5840 Practicum in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12)
- MICR5841 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 2 (12)
- MICR5843 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 3 (12)
- MICR5844 Research Project in Infectious Diseases Part 4 (12)
To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognized by UWA;
(b)(i) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent in the Level 3 units; or
(ii) at least three years of relevant full-time professional experience; or
(iii) evidence of adequate research outputs, as recognized by UWA.
A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Science in a biomedical or biological discipline, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Science, and a bachelor's degree in applied biomedical science or public health (medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and veterinary science).
English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
This course is aimed at science-based and medical professionals intending to work in research and hospital diagnostic laboratories, medical clinics, government health departments, and international agencies.