Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are major public health concerns, with millions of adults and children becoming infected each year. Effective prevention, diagnosis, management and surveillance of HIV and STIs require a thorough understanding of issues such as microbiology, immunology, diagnostics, therapeutics, harm reduction strategies and program delivery.
This course provides comprehensive, evidence-based, inter-professional and research-intensive learning experiences that meets the needs of Australian and international students working in a range of disciplines related to HIV, STIs and Sexual Health. It also creates opportunities to seamlessly transition to research candidature.
This is one of the only programs offered in Australia for people who want to specialise in HIV, STIs and Sexual health.
Core units of study provide professionals with foundational competence in medicine, nursing, laboratory, counselling and public health streams. An additional wide range of electives creates opportunities for candidates to explore related areas of interest.