University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Clinical Embryology and Assisted Reproduction Technology

This vocational training programme has been developed to appeal to recent biology, biomedical, biochemistry and medical graduates who aspire to develop a career in the field of clinical embryology and assisted reproductive technology (ART) and/or the associated reproductive sciences.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in an appropriate biological, biomedical or veterinary science subject, medicine or healthcare sciences. For international students, IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in all components or TOEFL tests of 92 with at least 21 in listening and reading, 22 in writing and 23 in speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: fundamentals of clinical embryology; IVF and embryo culture; micromanipulation; cryobiology and cryopreservation; ethics and law for embryologists; research in reproduction, embryology and assisted reproduction technology.

Assessment methods

Course assessments will include essays, presentations, projects, practical log books, a research dissertation and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0113 383 7651