Reproduction and Development - MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Online University of Bristol    Faculty of Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip, PGCert 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Are you passionate about reproductive health and development? Our MSc/PGDip/PGCert programme in Reproduction and Development is designed to equip you with a comprehensive understanding and relevant skills in this exciting field. Delivered mostly through distance learning, with short periods in Bristol, you'll delve into the physiological basis of reproduction, fertility treatments, pregnancy complications, and more. Led by renowned experts, you'll explore cutting-edge research and develop critical thinking skills. With flexible study options, including part-time, you can balance your studies with other commitments. Join our interdisciplinary programme and gain a unique blend of face-to-face teaching and online resources to support your learning. No travel required for the first three units. Entry requirements include an upper second-class honours degree in a related field. Take a step towards a rewarding career in reproductive medicine and research.

About the course

This innovative blended learning programme will provide you with a comprehensive understanding and set of skills relevant to the exciting and important field of human reproduction and development. Please note, this programme is delivered mostly via distance learning, with a short period of time in Bristol (up to 3 weeks per year).

You will study fundamental systems, principles and processes, including the physiological basis and endocrine regulation of gamete formation, fertilisation, implantation and pregnancy.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class (or, exceptionally, a lower second class) honours degree (or international equivalent) in medicine, a biological or related science, nursing or midwifery.

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Student Profile

Elizabeth Hill

The way the course is structured means that both part-time and full-time students all study together and there is a nice balance between practical sessions and lectures.

The department is a really supportive environment. Staff go out of their way to help you and answer your questions, whether they are study related or about life at the University.


At least 5 individual scholarships of up to £2,000 are available to support living costs for International students with an offer to study one of the following programmes:

Reproduction and Development MSc
Global Wildlife Health and Conservation MSc
Public Health MSc
Health Sciences Research (including the Translational Cardiovascular Medicine pathway) MRes
Stem Cells and Regeneration MSc
Translational Cardiovascular Medicine MSc
Molecular Neuroscience MSc
Applications for the Faculty scholarships should be made through the Think Big Scholarships scheme link below and will follow the same process, Health Sciences students will then be considered for all relevant awards.

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To be eligible for the University’s Postgraduate scholarships, students must:
i) Be an applicant to any one year, full-time postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol;
ii) Will start their postgraduate programme in September 2018;
iii) Be classed as an overseas student for fee paying purposes;
iv) Not already be in receipt of other funding which would equate to more than the full cost of tuition fees alongside a Bristol scholarship.

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