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Clinical Embryology MSc

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Distance with attendance


24 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course Summary

Designed to bolster the careers of those already working in the field our Clinical Embryology MSc is an internationally recognised qualification providing superb academic and professional development. As part of your Masters, you will undertake a significant research project proposal in your chosen area, highlighting your expertise and providing a key point of differentiation in future applications.

Delivered by distance learning and typically through short workshops in Leeds, the course allows you to remain in full-time employment while you study and connects you to an international network of professionals.

An international community

Our academic staff have 20 years of experience in helping distance-learning students achieve their goals, while also fostering a sense of community for those on the course. This means that not only will you enhance your understanding of clinical embryology, but you’ll also gain access to leading practitioners from the wider international Leeds community whose insights can help you progress.

Course highlights

The course:

Provides a detailed education in clinical embryology.

Enhances academic and professional development for clinical scientists and clinicians working in the field.

Offers a recognised qualification in the theory and practice of clinical embryology that clearly illustrates advanced knowledge and skills in the field

Offers unique networking opportunities with practitioners from around the world

Our innovative team was the first to offer distance-learning MSc course in clinical embryology and our experience in delivering this mode of teaching ensures you’ll have a great on-course experience

The course leader is Dr John Huntriss. Course lecturers include staff from the University of Leeds, and a variety of external speaksers have been involved with the programme including speakers from: Bourn Hall Clinic in Cambridge, Leeds Centre for Reproductive Medicine, University College London, Jessop Fertility Centre, Sheffield and the University of Sheffield.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in a biological or related science or equivalent qualification. We will also consider applicants with appropriate or accredited experience within an embryological laboratory. You should be employed in a laboratory practising clinical embryology and with an employer who supports you in allowing time for study. You must also have access to email and the internet.

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