University of Warwick

University of Warwick

The Menopause and Beyond

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MSc sexual and reproductive health care or MSc health sciences programmes; it is an introduction to the subject of the nature, consequences and management of the menopause; suitable for any person employed in the health care sector, particularly specialist registrars and career-grade trainees, community doctors, general practitioners and specialist nurses; this module provides a clear, theoretical insight into ovarian failure, the complications that ensue and a comprehensive view of the available treatments; it also provides an independent module for medical and other professionals who want a short course in the subject and who do not wish to undertake the full MSc course; on completion of this course, students are able to: demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the menopause and its role in women's lives; show advanced knowledge of the available treatments that alleviate problematic menopausal symptoms; understand and appreciate the long- term effects of oestrogen deficiency in women's health and understand how those negative effects may be minimised; appreciate the importance of research in this subject area; appreciate the role of applying such research in the formulation of best practice.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; IELTS of at least 6.5; TOEFL of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Assessment methods

Portfolio of evidence and leaflet preparation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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