University of Leeds: Clinical Embryology and Assisted Reproduction Technology

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds
Department School of Medicine
Web http://www.leeds.ac.uk
Email pgmed-admissions@leeds.ac.uk
Telephone 0113 343 0806
Study type Taught

Summary

This vocational training course is for recent biology, biomedical, biochemistry and medical graduates who want to develop a career in the field of clinical embryology and assisted reproductive technology (ART) and/or the associated reproductive sciences.

It provides a detailed knowledge of the underpinning theory and practices and is a laboratory-based science degree not a clinically-based infertility treatment course.

Make an impact
Our course is designed to provide the breadth of practical training 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:

- andrology

- gamete handling

- IVF

- ICSI

- embryo culture

- gamete and embryo freezing

- vitrification

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

The course has been developed by the Division of Reproduction and Early Development within the Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics. It is run in association with the clinicians and embryologists working at Leeds Fertility in the Leeds NHS Trust. The course leaders have over 20 years of experience of training clinical embryologists, reproductive medicine practitioners and reproductive scientists.

You can also study this subject at Postgraduate Diploma level.

MSc

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

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