University of South Wales
Sexual and Reproductive Medicine PgDip
University of South Wales

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The MSc in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine course offers progression from the Postgraduate Diploma for individuals who are interested in a leadership role within the field. It has been developed for GPs, doctors, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and other suitably qualified individuals with an interest in sexual and reproduction medicine

Module One: Online tutor assessment for the modules based upon student contributions to the individual components comprising of: Weekly case based scenarios and discussion: 40% Reflective portfolio: 10% Group activity: 20% Time limited, multiple choice, case based exam: 30% Module Two: Professional Project – Online tutor assessment of an in-depth 10500 word dissertation, exploring a relevant topic

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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Admission to the course is typically through the following qualifications: First degree or equivalent (including international qualifications). Relevant professional healthcare qualifications e.g. GPs with an interest in andrology, gynaecology and reproduction. Also it would appeal to those obstetricians/gynaecologists in training and nurses (midwives) working in the private sector as well as NHS who have an interest in this area. Those without recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account. The RPL process is in line with the University of South Wales’ Regulations and students seeking to access this mechanism will submit evidence to the Course Director at Learna Ltd. The portfolio will subsequently be examined in liaison with the Course Link at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education. Entry requirements for the Independent Prescribing module are different from the other modules. They are specifically defined by the IP module validation document and include: Three years' post registration experience One year in field of practice Support of Line manager Requirement of current role for IP status Availability of mentor UK Resident Please see NMC/GPhC websites for further details. Students who wish to apply to do the IP Module will be advised that they must adhere to entry requirements for the module and will be directed to the relevant department in the first instance. RPL into the one year top up MSc course will be considered on an individual basis dependent on students demonstrating that they have met the learning outcomes of the USW PG Diploma in a similar subject matter.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of South Wales

The University of South Wales is a government funded university in Wales, and its campuses are located in Cardiff, Newport, and Pontypridd. The university is the result of the merging of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, in Newport. Each campus shares an equal importance for the university, each providing its own series of facilities for distinct uses.

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