Reproductive Medicine - 5508

Program Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

Contact: Faculty of Medicine website

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Typical Duration: 1.0 Years  

Typical UOC Per Semester: 24

Min UOC Per Semester: 4

Max UOC Per Semester: 24

Min UOC For Award: 36


Graduate Diploma (Specialisation)

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Program Description

Reproductive medicine is an expanding field. It is at the forefront of emerging medico-scientific technology offering hope to many needy couples, and career opportunities to those with demonstrable skills and knowledge. Increasing numbers of medical practitioners are developing special interests in this area - particularly GPs, family planning practitioners and specialist gynaecologists working in menopause and infertility. In addition there are similar specialisations emerging in nursing and counselling, and amongst biological scientists.

Program Objectives and Graduate Attributes

The program will provide a more detailed knowledge of reproductive medicine and a qualification that will clearly demonstrate their expertise.

Program Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Reproductive Medicine will be awarded after the satisfactory completion of 36 Units of Credit. Students must complete SWCH9001 Basic Reproductive Physiology (if studying SWCH 9003, 9044 or 9005) and 30 UOC from the following list of electives or 36UOC from the following list of electives . Students may take up to 12 UOC's in courses from outside the School, with approval from the Program Coordinator.

Core Course - if studying SWCH9003, 9004 or 9005

Elective Courses

Academic Rules

The entry requirement for the programs above is an undergraduate degree in medicine, nursing, health or medical science and:

- an Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or higher qualification in medicine, nursing or health or medical science; or
- commencement of a recognised postgraduate medical specialist training program (e.g. general practice, obstetrics & gynaecology); or
- 1 year full-time equivalent of postgraduate professional experience in medicine, nursing, health or medical science

How To Apply
Applications can be made online at
The following information should be attached to the application form:
- Your Curriculum Vitae
- Employer-provided statements of service
- Originals or certified copies of your academic record and proof of completion of previous degree


For information regarding fees for UNSW programs, please refer to the following website:  UNSW Fee Website.


Credit for courses completed as part of the GradDip may be transferred to the Master's program, in accordance with the UNSW policy on credit transfer.

Area(s) of Specialisation