Sexual and Reproductive Medicine MSc

Team: Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Team
In partnership with: University of South Wales

The Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Master's course offers progression from the Postgraduate Diploma for individuals who are interested in a leadership role within the field. Course Code: QMSP058

Next Intake: 2020 March

Course Information

Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Sexual and Reproductive Medicine MSc.

The Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Master's course provides a progression route for the Postgraduate Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine course offered by the University of South Wales, and has been developed for GPs, doctors, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and other suitably qualified individuals with an interest in sexual and reproduction medicine.

The MSc in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine runs over one calendar year. Starting with an initial 12 week online module to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies, students then complete the professional project module which consists of a 1,500 word proposal and 10,500 word professional project.

Entry to the one year MSc in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine will require the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine (120 credits) either from the University of South Wales or from another UK university.

Our one year Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Master's is the shortest route to MSc certificate available and is delivered online. You will be able to learn around existing work commitments.

On completion of the Sexual and Reproductive Medicine MSc, you will be able to demonstrate mastery and autonomous working in an extended area of sexual and reproductive medicine practice.

Course Structure

You will analyse and interpret research in sexual and reproductive medicine, comparing and contrasting the different research methods in healthcare with an emphasis on sexual and reproductive medicine.

You will produce an extensive piece of literature which may be suitable for peer-reviewed publication, demonstrating an ability to critically evaluate research in clinical practice, incorporating knowledge of the research process in developing services appropriately.

Find full module details in our prospectus

Teaching Methods

Module 1 - Research Methodologies and Critical Appraisal

The module runs over a 12 week period and is designed to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies used in sexual and reproductive medicine. The module consists of mandatory formative assessment activities to support your learning and development prior to the professional project module.


Module 2 - Professional Project

You will be required to produce a piece of work based upon a clinically-related project that is relevant to your practice. Once you have selected a specific project, you will submit a project summary/proposal of approximately 1,500 words. Following the approval of your proposal you will then complete a 10,500 word professional project.

To produce the professional project you will continue to study online. Much of the work is self-directed, however you will receive guidance from your tutor throughout the module.

Entry Requirements

Entry to the one year Sexual and Reproductive Medicine MSc will require successful completion of the Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits). This can be from Diploma MSc, the University of South Wales or another UK university (having completed similar modules). We can discuss this with you during your application.

Individuals who have not completed the postgraduate diploma can apply for the Sexual and Reproductive Medicine MSc as a two year course consisting of eight modules (180 credits) with the first 120 credits deriving from the postgraduate diploma.

Applicants should be working in a clinical setting, either in the UK or overseas, and have a science degree in a relevant subject. You will also need to submit copies of the following with your application:

  • Qualification certificates
  • A maximum of two professional and/or academic references
  • IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 for each band (or an equivalent qualification)

Course Fees

Total Course Fees for UK & International
Students for March 2020:
£3,900

Please Note: These are the fees for a single year.

Application deadline - February 10th 2020

Fee payments may be made via the following options:

Date Up-Front Payments Instalments
Deposit payable
on acceptance
£650 £650
1st May 2020 £3,250 £650
1st July 2020 £650
1st September 2020 £650
1st November 2020 £650
1st January 2021 £650

Deposits are non-refundable


MSc payment deadline: 24th September

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