Public Health Pathway

Stream: Sexual and Reproductive Health

Pathway: Public Health

The Public Health Pathway provides specialist education and training in public health aspects of sexual and reproductive health. Students will study public health methods and approaches in evaluating issues related to HIV, STIs, sexual and reproductive health, program development, prevention, management and health promotion. 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, health promotion specialists and educators wishing to gain a more in depth knowledge and practical understanding of the public health aspects of HIV, STIs and sexual and reproductive health.

This Pathway is also suitable for recent graduates 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 and 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)

 face to face; 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)

 face to face; online

 

 

 face to face; online

SEXH5406
Professional Practice
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  block mode
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

Master's students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
 6 (available semester 1  and 2)  online
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion
 6 (available semester 1)  online; block mode
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
 6 (available semester 2)  online
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
 6 (available semester 2)  online
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
 6 (available semester 2)  online; face to face
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.

Master's students complete 12 credit points of general elective units of study.

Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
   
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
 6  supervision
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
 6  online
Offered Semester 1    
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
 6  face to face; block mode
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
 6  block mode
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
 6  block mode
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
 6  online
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
   face to face; online
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
 6  face to face; online
Offered Semester 2    
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
 6  block mode
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
 6  block mode
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
 6  block mode
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
 6  block mode
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
 6  face to face; online
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