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In this Sexology in a Contemporary Context unit, offered by Curtin University, you will study the complex current issues surrounding human sexuality. The way society both views and determines individual sexual health will be discussed and you will look at the issues surrounding sexuality, gender and different sexual behaviours.
The various impacts of sexual abuse on sexual health are studied, as well as Indigenous sexual health issues and controversial topics such as circumcision and female genital mutilation.
You will also critically examine sexual culture and subcultures, and sexuality for people with disabilities.
There are no prerequisites for this unit, however, it is assumed that you have a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area.
In this Sexology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but you may be eligible for credit. Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will give you an in-depth understanding of contemporary sexual issues. You will be knowledgeable in the different aspects of gender, sexuality and how sexual health and function can be impacted by various circumstances and life events.
You will be aware of different cultural views on sex and sexuality and be able to evaluate and absorb up-to-date sexology literature on current topics in the field.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.