The Sexual and Reproductive Health and 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
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.
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.
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Human Medicine Complementary & Alternative Medicine View 35 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- 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.
- English language results
- Academic transcripts
International52500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52500 AUD per year during 24 months.
National33000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Sydney
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