HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

Table of units of study: HIV, STIs & Sexual Health

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Core units

SEXH5401
Introduction-HIV,STIs and Sexual Health
6      Semester 1

Additional core units for the master's degree

SEXH5406
Professional Placement
6    P SEXH5401
Semester 1
Semester 2

Additional core units for international candidates enrolled in the double degree

Public Health stream candidates must complete at least one of the following units:
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
6      Semester 1
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health
6      Semester 1
All other stream double degree candidates must complete at least one of the following units:
MEDF5005
Health Research Methods and Ethics
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1

Stream core units

Clinical Medicine Stream

SEXH5008
Sex and Society
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version.
Semester 2a
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students who are not enrolled in the HIV,STIs and Sexual Health programs offered through Sydney Medical School must apply to Associate Professor Richard Hillman for permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1

Counselling Stream

SEXH5402
Counselling in Sexual Health 1
6    C SEXH5401
N BIOS5071
Semester 1
SEXH5403
Counselling in Sexual Health 2
6    P SEXH5402 and SEXH5404
C SEXH5401
N BIOS5072
Semester 2
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6    P SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2

Laboratory Stream

SEXH5008
Sex and Society
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version.
Semester 2a
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students who are not enrolled in the HIV,STIs and Sexual Health programs offered through Sydney Medical School must apply to Associate Professor Richard Hillman for permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1

Nursing Stream

SEXH5008
Sex and Society
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version.
Semester 2a
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students who are not enrolled in the HIV,STIs and Sexual Health programs offered through Sydney Medical School must apply to Associate Professor Richard Hillman for permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1

Public Health Stream

PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
SEXH5008
Sex and Society
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version.
Semester 2a
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1
6    C SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5413
Sexual Health Promotion 2
6    P SEXH5410
Semester 2

Stream-specific elective units

Clinical Medicine Stream

BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202
Semester 2a
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5118
Global Perspectives of HIV/AIDS
4      Semester 2a
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling in Sexual Health 1
6    C SEXH5401
N BIOS5071
Semester 1
SEXH5403
Counselling in Sexual Health 2
6    P SEXH5402 and SEXH5404
C SEXH5401
N BIOS5072
Semester 2
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6    P SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6    A Basic biology
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery
2    N MIPH5129


It is advisable for students to also undertake MIPH5118.
Semester 2b
SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault
6      Semester 1
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1
6    C SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health & Relationships Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5413
Sexual Health Promotion 2
6    P SEXH5410
Semester 2

Counselling Stream

BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202
Semester 2a
MIPH5118
Global Perspectives of HIV/AIDS
4      Semester 2a
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5008
Sex and Society
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version.
Semester 2a
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
2   

AusAID students must enrol in the face-to-face version
Semester 2a
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6    A Basic biology
Semester 2
SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery
2    N MIPH5129


It is advisable for students to also undertake MIPH5118.
Semester 2b
SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault
6      Semester 1
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1
6    C SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health & Relationships Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5413
Sexual Health Promotion 2
6    P SEXH5410
Semester 2

Laboratory Stream

BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202
Semester 2a
INIM5001
Fundamental Immunology
6    A Basic immunology
Semester 1
INIM5002
Virology and Cell Technology
6      Semester 2
INIM5011
Advanced Medical Bacteriology
6    A Basic Microbiology
Semester 1
INIM5012
Infection Control and Epidemiology
6      Semester 2
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5118
Global Perspectives of HIV/AIDS
4      Semester 2a
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling in Sexual Health 1
6    C SEXH5401
N BIOS5071
Semester 1
SEXH5403
Counselling in Sexual Health 2
6    P SEXH5402 and SEXH5404
C SEXH5401
N BIOS5072
Semester 2
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6    P SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6    A Basic biology
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery
2    N MIPH5129


It is advisable for students to also undertake MIPH5118.
Semester 2b
SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault
6      Semester 1
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1
6    C SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health & Relationships Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5413
Sexual Health Promotion 2
6    P SEXH5410
Semester 2

Nursing Stream

BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202
Semester 2a
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5118
Global Perspectives of HIV/AIDS
4      Semester 2a
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling in Sexual Health 1
6    C SEXH5401
N BIOS5071
Semester 1
SEXH5403
Counselling in Sexual Health 2
6    P SEXH5402 and SEXH5404
C SEXH5401
N BIOS5072
Semester 2
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6    P SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6    A Basic biology
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery
2    N MIPH5129


It is advisable for students to also undertake MIPH5118.
Semester 2b
SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault
6      Semester 1
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1
6    C SEXH5401
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health & Relationships Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5413
Sexual Health Promotion 2
6    P SEXH5410
Semester 2

Public Health Stream

BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202
Semester 2a
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
6      Semester 1
MIPH5008
Travel and Tropical Medicine
2      Int October
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health
6      Semester 1
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5208
Screening and Diagnostic Test Evaluation
2    P PUBH5010
Semester 2a
PUBH5414
Public Health Advocacy
2      Int Sept
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students who are not enrolled in the HIV,STIs and Sexual Health programs offered through Sydney Medical School must apply to Associate Professor Richard Hillman for permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6    A Basic biology
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5408
HIV/STI Program Delivery
2    N MIPH5129


It is advisable for students to also undertake MIPH5118.
Semester 2b
SEXH5409
Adult Sexual Assault
6      Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health & Relationships Education
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Core research units for AusAID candidates enrolled in the double degree

Candidates must complete the following four units over the two years of the program. Specific enrolment patterns are shown below. If the candidate is not able to submit the thesis for the Master of Philosophy after two years of enrolment, they must enrol in both MEDF4003 and MEDF4004 for further semesters, with the associated cost of enrolment, until they are able to submit.
MEDF4001
Medicine Research A
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4002
Medicine Research B
12    C MEDF4001
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4003
Medicine Research C
12    C MEDF4002
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4004
Medicine Research D
12    C MEDF4003
Semester 1
Semester 2