Sexual and Reproductive Health

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

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Master of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Master of Science in Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study, and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study, and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Medicine or the Master of Science in Medicine, and
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study, and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study, and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Pathways

The following pathways are available:
(i) HIV and STIs
(ii) Public Health
Students must choose one of the following:
(iii) Psychosexual Therapy
(iv) Reproductive Health and Fertility
(v) No Pathway

Compulsory units

Graduate Certificate
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Graduate Diploma
HIV and STIs Pathway; Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway; and No Pathway
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Public Health Pathway
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100
Semester 1
Masters
HIV and STIs Pathway; Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway; and No Pathway
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5406
Professional Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
Semester 2
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5406
Professional Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
Semester 2
Public Health Pathway
Students must choose one of the following:
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100
Semester 1
and
SEXH5406
Professional Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
Semester 2

Stream specific units

HIV and STIs Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6      Semester 1
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5403
Counselling in Psychosexual Therapy
6    A SEXH5402 (or equivalent)
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6      Semester 1
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5415
Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy
6      Semester 2
Public Health Pathway
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6      Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6      Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6      Semester 2
No Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6      Semester 1
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5403
Counselling in Psychosexual Therapy
6    A SEXH5402 (or equivalent)
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6      Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6      Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
SEXH5415
Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy
6      Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6      Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6      Semester 2

General elective units

HIV and STIs Pathway
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6      Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6      Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6      Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6      Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Unit coordinators for Handbook: Associate Professor Iryna Zablotska, Dr Christopher Fox
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5005
Health Research Methods and Ethics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6      Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6      Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6      Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Unit coordinators for Handbook: Associate Professor Iryna Zablotska, Dr Christopher Fox
Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5006
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
6      Semester 2
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences is required for entry into the Master's program of which PSTY 5201 is a Unit of Study. However, students may apply to do the Unit of Study while doing another degree ¿ in this case entry will be at the discretion of the Unit Coordinator.
Semester 1
Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health
6      Semester 1
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6      Semester 1
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6      Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Unit coordinators for Handbook: Associate Professor Iryna Zablotska, Dr Christopher Fox
Semester 1
Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115
Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
Public Health Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6      Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6      Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Unit coordinators for Handbook: Associate Professor Iryna Zablotska, Dr Christopher Fox
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
Semester 1
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
6    N MIPH5131 or MIPH5132
Semester 1
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6      Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
No Pathway
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Unit coordinators for Handbook: Associate Professor Iryna Zablotska, Dr Christopher Fox
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
Semester 1
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
6    N MIPH5131 or MIPH5132
Semester 1
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6      Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1

Master (Advanced) Project Units

(a) Students accepted in the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study.
(b) Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation.
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Double Degree Research units

Australia Awards and International Students only
(a) Students enrolled in the double degree Master of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) and Master of Philosophy must complete the following units over the two years of the program.
(b) If the student 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 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