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Reproductive Medicine: Science and Ethics - MSc

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Canterbury Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc in Reproductive Medicine: Science and Ethics is for students who wish to gain an advanced education and practical training within the context of a medical issue that affects one in six couples wishing to start a family.

Overview

This programme provides you with a deep and broad overview of the modern practice of reproductive medicine. With interactive laboratory based sessions you gain the practical, academic and research skills that are used in academia and the clinic and learn how these can be applied to the development of new therapies. This programme will be of interest to prospective researchers, clinical embryologists, clinical scientists or individuals simply interested in reproductive medicine.

The MSc is taught by world-leading academics at the University of Kent and leading industry practitioners from the London Bridge Fertility Centre.

Teaching and assessment

Assessment is by coursework and dissertation/project.

Programme aims

This programme aims to:

  • provide you with an academic framework to underpin a career in any area of reproductive medicine
  • enable you to understand the social and professional processes by which reproductive medicine operates at a scientific, medical, social, ethical and legal level
  • give you an understanding of the process of academic investigation in a range of academic disciplines relevant to reproductive medicine
  • provide a stimulating, research-active environment for teaching and learning in which you are supported and motivated to achieve your academic and personal potential

Careers

The MSc in Reproductive Medicine: Science and Ethics provides advanced research skills training within the context of diseases that affect significant proportions of the UK and global populations. With the UK being a world leader in infectious diseases research and pharmaceutical development, and Kent having a strong research focus in this area, there are significant opportunities for career progression for graduates of this programme in academia (PhD) and industry.

There are also opportunities for careers outside the laboratory in advocacy, media, public health and education.

Tuition fees

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£ 20,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

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