In this course, you’ll develop a strong understanding of human sexuality. It is ideal for students who have a health or education background and who want to expand their skill sets to challenge shame, stigma and discrimination relating to sexual health.
You'll learn important foundational concepts, theories and frameworks related to human sexuality, and be given an opportunity to consider your own attitudes and values.
You’ll also customise your course to suit your interests, choosing two optional units from the following topics: sexological education, sexual and reproductive health, forensic sexology, culture and contemporary sexology, sexological practice and sexology challenges and opportunities.
Note: media material of a sexually graphic nature is utilised in this course. Please refer to the handbook for additional course information.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course information.
What jobs can the Graduate Certificate in Sexology lead to?
- Sex therapy
- Human rights
- Health promotion
- Youth work
- Allied health
What you'll learn
- Apply sexological knowledge, principles and concepts to research and practice.
- Reflect, interpret and critically analyse topics and issues relevant to sexology.
- Access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information to research and practice of sexology.
- Effectively communicate an understanding of sexological issues and topics.
- Use appropriate technologies to gather information and communicate regarding topics and issues relevant to sexology.
- Demonstrate ability in interdependent and self-directed learning in the study of sexology.
- Recognise and apply international perspectives and principles to sexology.
- Demonstrate understanding and respect for human sexual rights and cultural diversity in relation to sexual attitudes, values and practices.
- Evaluate and apply relevant professional skills to research and practice in sexology.