Sexual and Reproductive Health

Australia Awards Double Degree Program

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

Sexual and Reproductive Health - Australia Awards Double Degree Program

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
(iii) Psychosexual Therapy
(iv) Reproductive Health and Fertility
(v) No Pathway

Compulsory units

Graduate Certificate
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
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


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Public Health Pathway
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Masters
HIV and STIs Pathway; Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway; and No Pathway
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5406
Professional Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5406
Professional Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Public Health Pathway
Students must choose one of the following:
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
and
SEXH5406
Professional Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2

Stream specific units

HIV and STIs Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5202
HIV and Viral Hepatitis
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5403
Counselling in Psychosexual Therapy
6    A SEXH5402 (or equivalent)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5415
Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy
6    P SEXH5403

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
Public Health Pathway
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6    P SEXH5417

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
No Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5202
HIV and Viral Hepatitis
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5403
Counselling in Psychosexual Therapy
6    A SEXH5402 (or equivalent)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5415
Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy
6    P SEXH5403

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6    P SEXH5417

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2

General elective units

HIV and STIs Pathway
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6    P SEXH5417

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5005
Health Research Methods and Ethics
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Psychosexual Therapy Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5202
HIV and Viral Hepatitis
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6    P SEXH5417

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5006
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
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.


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Reproductive Health and Fertility Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5202
HIV and Viral Hepatitis
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5206
Diagnostic Methods in Sexual Health

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5410
Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5412
Sexual Health and Relationships Education
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Public Health Pathway
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5202
HIV and Viral Hepatitis
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SEXH5420
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
6    P SEXH5417

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
6    N MIPH5131 or MIPH5132


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
No Pathway
SEXH5416
Advanced Readings in Sexual Health
6    P SEXH5401 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5421
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
6    N MIPH5131 or MIPH5132


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
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   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
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
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4002
Medicine Research B
12    C MEDF4001


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Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4003
Medicine Research C
12    C MEDF4002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4004
Medicine Research D
12    C MEDF4003


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2