University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Assisted Reproduction Technology

Students on this course gain an understanding of the complex issues that surround the provision of modern infertility treatments as well as a grasp of current management strategies for infertile couples; the interdisciplinary teamwork essential to provide a comprehensive service is stressed; teaching is through a combination of lectures, seminars, case studies and small group work; the course describes principles and practice of a range of techniques including diagnostic and ology assessment, cryopreservation, sperm preparation, ovarian stimulation and monitoring, oocyte recovery, embryo culture and transfer, and other assisted reproduction techniques; clinical aspects include epidemiology and investigation of infertility; issues of ethics, patient support and regulations are also explored in-depth.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL iBT 92 or PTE 62.

Course modules

Definition and diagnosis of infertility; hormonal control of the menstrual cycle; and ology; embryology; initiating pregnancy; micromanipulation; fertility preservation; patient support; donated sperm and eggs; follow up of pregnancies and children born; regulation and the law; ethics; quality and safety; research and the future.


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