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SEXH5421: Sexual and Reproductive Health Research

2021 unit information

This unit of study explores research methods in sexual and reproductive health and sexology. This unit of study aims to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the research design process and outputs, and increase research literacy in the sexual and reproductive health field. The unit reviews a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods, including study designs, sampling techniques, as well as data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting. On completion of this unit, students will be able to: (i) formulate a research question; (ii) propose research designs suitable to specific research questions; (iii) identify sampling and data collection approaches; (iv) propose a data analysis plan; (v) interpret and report research findings; and (vii) appraise ethical research.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sexual Health

Code SEXH5421
Academic unit Sexual Health
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. formulate a research question
  • LO2. propose research designs suitable to specific research questions
  • LO3. identify sampling and data collection approaches
  • LO4. propose a data analysis plan
  • LO5. interpret and report research findings
  • LO6. appraise ethical research

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early 2020
Online Westmead, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Online Westmead, Sydney

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