Public Health Pathway

Stream: Sexual and Reproductive Health

Pathway: Public Health

The Public Health Pathway provides specialist public health education and training in sexual health aspects and public health. Students will study program development and evaluation as well as health promotion alongside specialist training in HIV, STIs, sexual and reproductive health. Students are able to choose from a wide range of units of study in the sexual and reproductive health area.

The 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 and reproductive health.

This Pathway is also suitable for recent gradautes from science, medical science, social science, medicine, public health or other health disciplines interested in pursuing a career in the public health aspects of HIV, STIs and sexual reproductive health.

Compulsory Units of Study - Public Health Pathway

Unit of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study

SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health

 6 (available semester 1 and2)  online
Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

OR

PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 

 

6 (available semester 1)

 online; online/face to face

 

 

 online

Masters students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

OR

PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 

 

6 (available semester 1)

 online; online/face to face

 

 

 online

SEXH5406
Professional Practice
 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 must complete 18 credit points of stream specific units of study.

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

Masters students must complete 24 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.

PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
 6 (available semester 1)  face to face (evening or day); online
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
 6 (available semester 1  and 2)  online
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion 1
 6 (available semester 1)  online/intensive
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
 6 (available semester 2)  online/face to face
SEXH5205
Advance Adolescent Sexual Health
 6 (available semester 2)  online
General 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 general elective units of study. Students can also select any additional stream specific units of study as electives

Masters students complete 12 credit points of general elective units of study. Students can also select any remaining stream specific units of study as electives.

Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
   
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
 6  online/intensive
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
 6  supervision
Offered Semester 1    
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
 6  face to face; block mode
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
 6  face to face; online
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
  online; face to face
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
 6 online; face to face
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
 6  online
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
 6  block mode
Offered Semester 2    
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
 6  face to face; block mode
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
 6  online/intensive
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
 6  online/intensive
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
 6  online/intensive
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
 6  online; face to face
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