Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Dr Hennie Williams
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Tel: +61 3 9341 6249/6200
Fax: +61 3 9347 6757
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Course Overview:||This course is aimed at health practitioners, particularly general practitioners or nurses training in sexual health, (or related fields) who may be in urban, regional or rural Australia. It is also suitable for public health practitioners and students who may have an interest in sexual health. The core subjects taught are available in face-to-face or distance mode and draw on national and international developments in the diagnosis and public health control of sexually transmissible infections. |
Graduates from this course will find it easier to enter careers related to sexual health in the fields of clinical care, research, the pharmaceutical industry, or hospitals.
On completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health (Sexual Health) graduates will:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||Four subjects taken over one or two years part-time (one or two subjects per semester)|
|Subject Options:|| |
Students must complete 2 of the following 3 core subjects:Please note that POPH90068 Sexually Transmissible Infections now incorporates the learning objectives of Control of Sexual Transmissible Infections. Existing students who have already completed either Control of STIs or Sexually Transmissible Infections should enroll in Adolescent Sexuality and Sexual Health as their core requirement.
Study Period Commencement:
Plus ONE of the following elective subjects
One additional elective subject that can be drawn from any public health/sexual health related subject within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. This subject will need to be approved by the Course Coordinator before the student enrolls in it and in agreement with the appropriate other course authority.
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and will call for reports from at least two professional referees to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website.
|Graduate Attributes:||The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become: |
Knowledgeable across disciplines:
Leaders in communities:
Attuned to cultural diversity:
Active global citizens:
|Generic Skills:||Please refer to the Course Objectives.|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Core subjects are taught by either distance education or classroom.
Full fee paying overseas students can only apply to study this course by distance.
Mid-Year Entry is available.
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