Microbiology, Infection and Immunology is studied on campus.
The Microbiology, Infection and Immunology major looks at microorganisms and the immune system. Students will develop the ability to aquire, analyse and apply information both in the laboratory and beyond it. Further study can be taken in medicine or other disciplines if desired, and a solid base in science will be achieved.
After studying Microbiology, Infection and Immunology, careers can be sought in vaccine development, forensic microbiology, biotechnology, diagnostics, molecular biology and regulation. It is also possible to undertake research in infectious diseases, autoimmunity, cancer and other areas.
Salaries in science-related industries vary widely, with Australian averages between $66,000 and $125,000 per annum.