University of Leeds
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.
The course emphasises all aspects of practical training for clinical embryology and assisted reproduction technology.
You’ll receive hands-on training from specialist practitioners in:
- gamete handling
- embryo culture
- gamete and embryo freezing
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 has also been developed 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 Master of Science level.
Learning and teaching
The course is delivered using a blended learning approach, which combines: lectures, seminars, tutorials, interactive group discussions, presentations and problem-based-learning sessions or case studies, and self-directed learning.
Theoretical training is complemented by a small number of laboratory-based practical sessions.
The course content is enhanced by extensive online resources and the provision of printed versions of all module workbooks.
On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.
Course assessments will include essays, presentations, projects, practical log books, a research dissertation and examinations.
The Clinical Embryology and Associated Reproductive Technology PGDip will educate graduates who want to pursue a career in human assisted reproduction (eg clinical embryology, infertility treatment) and/or research in the reproductive sciences.
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£ 20,833overall cost
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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