Sexual and Reproductive Health Academic Credits

Location Stafford campus


Course Start

Term 1: Requires weekly attendance on a Thursday from 09.30-16.30 on the following dates: 27th September; 4th October, 11th October, 18th October; 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd November 2018


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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

This module will focus on developing you knowledge and understanding of sexual and reproductive health theory and how this knowledge can impact on the effective management and development of your professional practice. It has been developed in consultation with contraceptive and sexual health service commissioners and providers who identify this module as a potential entry gate to employment within integrated sexual health services.

Graduate destinations

Students who work roles within an environment with a sexual health remit will have a specific professional ability to work within various specialist or general roles within these health care settings.

Entry requirements

This module is for any health professionals and social care professionals delivering sex and relationship education to young people of within any Contraception and Sexual Health Services.

Module outline

This module forms an element of Lifelong Learning for those whose professional role has a sexual health element. It can be studied as a standalone module or part of a degree and affords 15 Academic Credits at level 6. It is designed to assist you in adopting a systematic approach to the sexual health assessment which will enhance and develop your confidence and competence.

Module overview

The purpose of this module is to enhance your knowledge, critical understanding and analysis of the issues relating to the theoretical aspect of sexual and reproductive health care in the United Kingdom. Following successful completion of the module you will continue in your clinical practice role with enhanced knowledge and development of a range of transferable skills. As a result, initiating, innovating and facilitating real differences in contraception and sexual health care. Although this module is a stand-alone module, it is one of a range of modules within the undergraduate and postgraduate modular scheme, and can contribute to other awards within the university.


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