Advanced readings in sexual and reproductive health provides an opportunity for students to select a sexual or reproductive health topic that they wish to investigate at an advanced level. This is an independent learning unit with support from academic staff. A systematic review of methodology will be applied to the chosen topic. 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 the unit objectives and assessment procedures. On completion of the unit, students will be able to: (i) Demonstrate a current knowledge and understanding of the chosen unit area; (ii) Conduct a literature search relevant to the chosen study area; (iii) Critically evaluate the literature; (iv) Critique systematic review methodologies; and (v) Apply the concepts from the literature to the area of study.
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 Coordinator or Supervisor.
Learning contract (barrier task); Annotated bibliography (30%); 6,000 Word essay (70%)
This unit of study is only available if there is a staff member able to provide academic supervision in the student's chosen area.
SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010