The emphasis of the Human Clinical Embryology and Assisted Conception from University of Dundee is on humans, and offers practical experience in handling and preparing sperm.
The University of Dundee has excellent clinical links and a close working relationship with the NHS, so you will benefit from a scientifically rigorous programme with teaching drawn from experienced embryologists, scientists and clinicians.The blend of scientific practical skills and the integration with an NHS facility will give you first-hand experience and exposure to the workings of an IVF clinic, and will provide an excellent base to enter a career in ART, either in a clinical or research setting.
How you will be taught
- Practical lab classes
- Group work
- Self-directed learning
Due to the increased demand for infertility treatment, there has been a substantial growth in the demand for high quality laboratory and clinical staff in this area.
Approximately 1 in 7 couples have fertility issues, with IVF accounting for approximately 2% of all births in the UK, and up to 6% in some EU countries.
Following successful completion of the MSc, students could apply for a training position in ART for example in embryology and/or andrology. Alternatively, the course would provide ideal preparation for undertaking a PhD or applying for a research position. Clinically qualified graduates would gain valuable skills to enable them to specialise in reproductive medicine and assume responsibility within an ART clinic.
- Clinical Statistics
- Fundamental Science in Assisted Reproductive Techniques
- Basic Laboratory Skills
- Running a Successful ART Laboratory and Clinical Service
- Clinical Issues and Controversies in ART
- Advanced Laboratory Skills
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPublic Health Human Medicine Health Sciences View 1245 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
1st or upper second class hours degree (lower class honours degrees will be considered under exceptional circumstances ) in the field of biological, biochemical or biomedical sciences. Doctors will also be accepted with an MBChB (or equivalent).
International28455 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 28455 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA18900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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