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What will I learn?

Combine the postgraduate program in Sexual and Reproductive Health with a research degree and develop a detailed and nuanced understanding in a range of disciplines related to HIV, sexually transmitted infections and sexual and reproductive health.

Globally, the challenges of sexual and reproductive health including HIV/STIs, infertility, and unintended pregnancy continue to be a significant public health issue. Challenges to sexual function and wellbeing also impact on the health of individuals. Comprehensive prevention and treatment of sexual and reproductive health 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.

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.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health

CRICOS

083721B

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$52,500.00 (28,87,789) per year
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $52,500; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

25 June 2022

More details

Start date

1 August 2022

Venue

Westmead Institute for Medical Research

176 Hawkesbury Road,

WESTMEAD,

New South Wales,

2145, SYDNEY, Australia

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$52,500.00 (28,87,789) per year
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $52,500; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

25 June 2022

More details

Start date

1 August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian bachelor's degree, master's or PhD from an Australian institution or equivalent. A minimum GPA of 4.5 out of 7.0 which is an approximate Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 percent. This does not guarantee an offer as the places are limited and offers are made based on academic merit.

For international students

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 and is conditional upon the appointment of an appropriate supervisor. Domestic students can apply to undertake the two degrees separately.

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually and may be changed without notice.

IELTS: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.5 in each band

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 20 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 22 in Writing

Pearsons Test of English: A minimum result of 68 overall and a minimum result of 61 in each band

Application deadline: Jan/31 for Semester 1 and June/30 for semester 2.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Sydney

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