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Introduction to Sexology Attitudes and Values
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
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This unit is an introduction to sexology; the scholarly study of human sexuality. Students are encouraged to reflect upon and reassess their own beliefs, attitudes and values through the investigation and examination of a diverse range of key sexological concepts and topics. Broader societal points of view are discussed. There is an emphasis on sex positivity and facilitating their understanding through a biopsychosocial approach.
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What you'll learn
- critically reflect on personal responses to sexology topics
- discuss aspects of human sexuality in a comfortable and non judgemental manner
- critically analyse issues related to human sexuality from different perspectives
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- Last updated on: May 25, 2022