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Sexology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #230 (QS) ,
This Sexology course from Curtin University is designed to provide you with specialist knowledge and skills in the area of sexology. You will examine recent research that deals with the biological, psychological and social aspects of human sexuality, and you'll also study various research methods.

About

In this course, you will study a variety of counselling models and therapeutic tools as they relate to various areas of sexology, including common sexual issues, difficulties and dysfunctions and their treatments in the context of various populations.

Additionally, you will review your attitudes and values in a sex-positive environment and learn how to effectively undertake your own research and analyse your findings. Ethics in sexology are also highly prioritised.

You will undertake a supervised placement where you will be able to apply what you have learned in a professional setting. Upon graduation you should be able to integrate this specialisation into your professional discipline, and be conversant in the key aspects of sexology as a public health issue.

It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Diploma in Sexology once you have completed certain units.

Why study the Sexology course from Curtin University

  • Integrate knowledge of the biological, psychological and social aspects of human sexuality into your professional discipline.
  • This course maintains excellent professional affiliations. They attract local, interstate and international students, ensuring greater networking opportunities beyond Perth and Australia.

Career information

Our graduates have established careers in many fields, including:

  • Sex therapy, education, consultancy and research
  • Child and elder protection
  • Sexual health policy development
  • Human rights
  • Disability
  • Cyber-safety training
  • Health promotion
  • Youth work
  • Academia
  • Medical and risk management
  • Forensic assessment.

Our sexology program was awarded the prestigious World Association for Sexual Health ‘Award for Excellence & Innovation in Sexuality Education’ for 2007. This is only awarded every two years and is highly competitive with all programs across the world eligible to apply. Curtin was the first university to win this award.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sexology Attitudes and Values 
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health in Sexology 
  • Foundations of Sexology 
  • Global Public Health Challenges 
  • Sexological Education 
  • Culture and Contemporary Sexology 
  • Epidemiology and Evidence 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 074567D
  • Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. 
  • English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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