Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Advanced Readings in Sexual Health - SEXH5416

Year - 2018

This unit of study has been designed to provide an opportunity for students to select an area within STIs, HIV and sexual health that they wish to investigate at an advanced level. This is an independent learning unit with support from academic staff. To satisfy the course requirements it is envisaged that the chosen topic will be thoroughly researched through an examination of currently available literature. Topics must be negotiated with the Pathway Coordinator. Students will be required to negotiate a learning contract with the Pathway Coordinator/supervisor in accordance with unit objectives and assessment procedures. On successful completion of this unit, the student should be able to: (1) Demonstrate a current knowledge and understanding of the chosen unit area; (2) Conduct a literature search relevant to the chosen study area; (3) Critically evaluate the literature; (4) Apply the concepts from the literature to the area of study; and (5) Assess their own needs for professional development.

Classes
There are no formal classes for this unit of study. Students are expected to meet regularly (as negotiated in their learning contract) with the pathway coordinators or supervisor.

Assessment
Learning Contract (Barrier Task); Annotated Bibliography 30%; 6,000 word Essay 70%

Additional information
Departmental Permission Required. This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.

Pre-requisites

SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Christopher Fox and Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.