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About this pathway

The Public Health Pathway provides specialist public health education and training in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) aspects of public health.  Sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing is cornerstone to a healthy society.  The meeting the sexual and reproductive targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires a foundation in public health aspects of SRH.  The International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014 report places a strong emphasis on access to sexual and reproductive health and comprehensive sexuality education.

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, sexual and reproductive health.

Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health

The Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health provides a diverse and inter-professional curriculum suitable for Australian and international students interested in the range of disciplines related to HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), Sexual and Reproductive Health.  The Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health is designed to provide the maximum professional relevance, flexibility and choice

Who is this Pathway suitable for?

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

Pathway outcomes

Graduates will have opportunities to:

  • Develop high levels of knowledge and appropriate skills in dealing with the psychosocial contexts, effective prevention strategies and program management for HIV, STIs, Sexual and Reproductive Health issues;
  • Learn to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams on the practical challenges faced by professionals working in these areas;
  • Acquire skills recognised as essential components of the professional training in public health aspects of sexual and reproductive health; and
  • Learn to critically evaluate relevant research and contribute to the growing body of evidence-based, effective interventions.
Courses that offer this pathway

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