A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in an appropriate biological, biomedical or veterinary science subject, medicine or healthcare sciences, or equivalent qualification.
Months of entry
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.
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 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.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine Admissions Team
- +44 (0)113 343 7817