HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

Public Health Stream

The Public Health Stream or pathway is aimed at:

  • Health professionals, policy makers, public health practitioners and educators wishing to gain a more in depth knowledge and practical understanding in HIV, STIs and Sexual Health.
  • Recent science, medical science, social science, medicine graduates or other health discipline graduates interested in pursuing a career in the public health aspects of HIV and/or STIs.

In addition to the required core units of study, students must complete:


Stream Core Units of Study Stream Elective Units of Study

All students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific core units of study.

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific elective units of study.

Masters students complete 12 credit points of stream specific elective units of study.

Semester 1

Semester 1

PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses (6crp)

HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy (6crp)
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1 (6crp)
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health (6crp)
  PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics  (6crp)
  SEXH5200
Advanced STIs (6crp)
  SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health (6crp)
  SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault (6crp)
  SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education (6crp)
Semester 2 Semester 2
SEXH5008
Sex and Society (2crp)
MIPH5008
Travel and Tropical Medicine (2crp)
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs (2crp)
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine (4crp)
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS (2crp)
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries (4crp)
SEXH5413
Sexual Health Promotion 2 (6crp)
PUBH5208
Screening and Diagnostic Test Evaluation (2crp)
  PUBH5414
Public Health Advocacy  (2crp)
  SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection (6crp)
  SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health (6crp)
  SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health (6crp)
  SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality(6crp)
  SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery (2crp)
  BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics (2crp)