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Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health

      Course overview

      • 1 year part time
      • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
      • Available to domestic students
      • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July

      Overview

      The Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health at University of Melbourne 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.

      The course is 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 get employability in careers related to sexual health in the fields of clinical care, research, the pharmaceutical industry or hospitals.

      Graduates will be able to:

      • Understand the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of sexually transmissible infections and sexual and reproductive health issues relevant to Australia
      • Understand the public health control of sexually transmissible infection
      • Apply conceptual and practical learnings to your own professional practice

      Course description

      Sexual health is an integral part of overall health and we focus upon the effect of sexual health on the well-being of an individual and recognise and understand the impact sexual health has on the public health of the community.

      Graduates wishing to pursue a program in Sexual Health can select from the following options:

      Our subjects taught are available in face-to-face and 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.