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Master of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) and Master of Philosophy

University of Sydney

24 months
Duration
51000 AUD/year
31500 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) and Master of Philosophy at the University of Sydney 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. 

Overview

The Master of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) and Master of Philosophy at the University of Sydney states that globally, the challenges of SRH including HIV/STIs, infertility, and unintended pregnancy continue to be a significant public health issue. Challenges to sexual function and wellbeing also impacts on the health of individuals. Comprehensive prevention and treatment of SRH issues requires a thorough understanding of the psychosocial contexts in which they occur as well as the biological and diagnostic aspects of sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing.

The postgraduate program in Sexual and Reproductive Health enables students to address these challenges through a range of units, with an option to choose one of four distinct pathways:
  • HIV and STIs 
  • Psychosexual Therapy
  • Reproductive Health and Fertility
  • Public Health
Compulsory and stream specific  units of study provide students with foundational competence in these areas, while a wide range of electives creates the opportunity for students to further explore areas of interest. The interprofessional and multidisciplinary structure encourages students to develop effective collaborative approaches to employment in a variety of healthcare settings.

The program is designed to provide the maximum professional relevance, flexibility and choice. All units of study engage the current evidence base and encourage critical engagement with the evidence. To facilitate the best educational and professional outcomes from their studies, each student is advised to discuss their unit of study choices with a Pathway Coordinator before the commencement of each semester. The program also provides opportunities for students to transition to higher degree research candidature.

Career Pathways

The Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health prepares graduates to work in advanced and specialist positions in sexual and reproductive health, depending on your pathway. 

Career options include:

  • fertility medicine
  • fertility specialist
  • HIV medicine
  • psychosexual therapy
  • reproductive medicine
  • sexual health counselling
  • sexual health medicine
  • sexual health nursing
  • women's health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adolescent Sexual Health 
  • Advanced HIV Infection  
  • Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy 
  • Advanced Readings in Sexual Health (
  • Advanced STIs 
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies 
  • Counselling for Health Professionals

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 083721B 

  • Admission to the Master of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) and Master of Philosophy requires a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification. Admission to candidature will be conditional upon the appointment of an appropriate supervisor and associate supervisor.
  • The double degree is only available to international students. Domestic students can apply to undertake the two degrees separately.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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