HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

Admission requirements

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
  • Master of Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)

requires a medical degree.

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)

requires a bachelor degree in a health related discipline; or a minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a health related field.

Admission to the:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)

requires the sucessful completion of an embedded degree program (Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); or a bachelor degree in a health related discipline with a first or second class honours; or a bachelor degree in a health related discipline with professional work experience equivalent to a first or second class honours.

Admission to:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health), and
  • Master of Sience in Medicine (Advanced) (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health)

requires the student to be enrolled in the Master program and have an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory or stream specific units of study.

Double Degree

The double degree is only available to international students and is conditional upon the appointment of an appropriate supervisor. See the double degree section for further iunformation.

Domestic students can enrol in the separate degrees.

Also see course rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate requires the
successful completion of 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

The Graduate Diploma requires the
successful completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of compulsory units of study;
  • 24 credit points of stream specific core units of study; and
  • 6 credit points of stream specific elective units of study.

The Master requires the
successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 12 credit points of compulsory units of study;
  • 18 credit points of stream-specific core units of study; and
  • 18 credit points of stream specific elective units of study.

The Master (Advanced) requires the
successful completion of 60 credit points of units of study including:

  • 48 credit points of study as required for the Master; and
  • 12 credit points of project units of study.

Pattern of enrolment and pathways

The HIV, STIs and Sexual Health stream is available in the following pathways:

The tables related to the specific pathway sections (Clinical Medicine, Counselling, Laboratory, Nursing, and Public Health) provide examples for structuring programs of study directed towards specific interests or future employment.

Students must complete the required credit point value of core units of study, stream specific core units of study and stream specific elective units of study within their selected pathway.