Diversity in Sexual Health

This module is for nurses and allied health professionals with an interest in sexual health care. The module will enable practitioners from a range of backgrounds to explore and examine contemporary sexual health care issues with a focus on diversity.  It covers sexually transmitted infections and HIV; contraception and unplanned pregnancy; sexuality issues; sexual exploitation and abuse; psychosocial, economic and political influences on sexual health care provision; personal factors such as age, gender, illness, disability, religion and culture and how these all impact on individual’s sexual well-being; as well as ethical, legal and professional perspectives. This will enable practitioners to gain the knowledge required to develop strategies to contribute to the sexual health and well-being needs of specific client groups.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with appropriate professional statutory regulatory body
  • Ability to study to degree level (120 credits level 4/5)
  • Evidence of recent study

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: SCPH
Module Code: 5101
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 7

Module leader

Wendy Norton
E: wnorton@dmu.ac.uk
T: 0116 201 3810


Semester 2: 2018

This module runs once per academic year

Theory sessions run 13.00 -16.00 every Tuesday

  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 30 January
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 06 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 13 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 20 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 27 February
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 06 March
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 13 March
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 20 March
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 10 April
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 17 April
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 24 April
  • 13.00-16.00 Tuesday 01 May

Return to study

If it is sometime since you produced an academic essay or undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be advised to consider undertaking some learning beforehand.


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