Microbiology & Responses to Infection

    Course details

    • Code: PROF.8011
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 8
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Health Studies
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies;
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies;

Course Aim

Students will acquire theoretical knowledge of the characteristics of common pathogenic microorganisms, antimicrobial resistance, and responses to infection, in order to appraise the impact of microorganisms in health care.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Investigate the structure, function and identification of microorganisms, and evaluate the impact of these from an infection prevention and control perspective.
  2. Critique and examine the use of antibiotics and antimicrobials in relation to infection prevention and control.
  3. Analyse host-microbe interactions.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017