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Clinical Embryology and Assisted Reproduction Technology MSc

Clinical Embryology and Assisted Reproduction Technology MSc

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Full time


12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Gynecology Embryology Technology Medical Technology

Course type


Course Summary

The reproductive sciences offer a unique opportunity to make an enormous difference through your work. Taught by the expert team in the Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, this vocational training course is for recent biology, biomedical, biochemistry and medical graduates wanting to develop a career in the field.

The course is designed to in still detailed knowledge of underpinning theory and practices and is a laboratory-based science degree not a clinically-based infertility treatment course, providing a thorough preparation to work within clinical embryology and assisted reproductive technology and or the associated reproductive sciences.

Make an impact

Our course is designed to provide the breadth of theoretical and practical training needed to prepare you for a career working in a field that gives you the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. You’ll be instructed by leading experts who bring the latest research findings into their teaching.

Course highlights

Some specific areas of study within the course include:

gamete biology
gamete handling
embryo culture
gamete and embryo cryopreservation

You'll also interact with established clinical embryologists and reproductive medicine specialists.

The course has been developed by the Reproduction and Early Development Research Group within the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine. It is run in association with senior clinicians, embryologists and andrologists working at IVF Units across the UK. The course leaders have over 20 years of experience of training clinical embryologists, reproductive medicine practitioners and reproductive scientists.

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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in an appropriate biological, biomedical or veterinary science subject, medicine or healthcare sciences, or equivalent qualification. Your experience in laboratory related settings will be considered but you do not have to demonstrate any set number of hours or competency.