Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Reproductive and Developmental Biology

The course provides an opportunity for scientists and clinicians to specialise in reproductive and developmental biology; primary focus is on the basic sciences, with the application of these to selected clinical aspects of the subject.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.2) in a life science (e.g. biochemistry; biology; genetics; and molecular biology), veterinary science or medicine, or overseas equivalent; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Endocrinology, immunology, and signalling pathways in gametogenesis; embryonic development; pregnancy; stem cell biology; the importance of molecular approaches to these topics; understanding of infertility, complications of pregnancy and inherited genetic defects are also considered; plus 6 month individual research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project: Dissertation; viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 29,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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