HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

Stream: HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

Pathway: Public Health

The Public Health 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.
Compulsory Units of Study

Unit of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students from a non-health background must complete SEXH5401 plus 18 credit points of stream specific units of study

SEXH5401
Introduction-HIV,STIs and Sexual Health

 6 (available semester 1)  online
 
Compulsory unit of study for Graduate Diploma students
Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  online; online/face to face
     
Compulsory units of study for Master students
Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  online; online/face to face
SEXH5406
Professional Placement
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  online/intensive
Stream Specific Units of Study - Public Health Pathway

Unit of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students from a non-health background must complete SEXH5401 plus 18 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Graduate Certificate students from a health background must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Master students must complete 18 credit points of stream specific units of study but it is recommended that students complete all of the stream specific units of study listed below.

SEXH5414
Public Health:HIV, STIs & sexual health

 6 (available semester 2)  face to face; online

PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics

 6 (available semester 1)  face to face (evening or day); online
MIPH5118
Global Perspectives of HIV/AIDS
 4 (available semester 2)  face to face; online
SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery
 2 (available semester 2)  online/intensive
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
 6 (available semester 2)  online; block mode
Stream Specific Elective Units of Study - Public Health Pathway

Units of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode

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

Masters students complete 18 credit points of stream specific elective units of study. Students can also select the remaining stream specific units of study as electives.

Offered Semester 1    
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
 6  face to face
SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault
 6  online/intensive
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health
 6  online; face to face

HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy

 6  online/intensive

BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics

 6  online
Offered Semester 2    
SEXH 5202
Advanced HIV Infection
 6  face to face
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
 6  online
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
 6  online/intensive
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
 6  online/intensive
SEXH5412
Sexual Health & Relationships Education
 6  online/intensive
MIPH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
 4  online; face to face
MIPH5115
Women's and Children's Health
 4  online; face to face
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
 4   online; face to face
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
 4  face to face
PUBH5416
Vaccines in Public Health
 2  online/intensive
PUBH5027
Public Health Program Evaluation Methods
 2  block mode
Project Units of Study - Master (Advanced)

Students accepted in the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study.

Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation.


Unit of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
 12 (available semester 1 and 2) supervision
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision