Reproductive and Developmental Biology MSc


Aberdeen University    Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

Full time September MSc 12 Months Full Time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Are you interested in delving into the fascinating world of reproductive and developmental biology? Look no further than our esteemed MSc programme in Reproductive and Developmental Biology at the University of Aberdeen. This cutting-edge programme equips you with advanced knowledge and skills in embryonic and foetal development, prenatal diagnosis, in vitro fertilisation, genomic technologies, and stem cells. With a strong focus on humans and the use of animal models, you'll gain a thorough understanding of key concepts and the latest tools in this field. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in research, academia, and the medical industry. Join us and become a part of our centre of excellence in reproductive and developmental biology.

About the course

Infertility and other reproductive biology issues are increasing in the UK and the call for more expertise in the subject to help understand these conditions is needed.

This MSc programme aims to provide advanced knowledge in reproductive biology and developmental biology and their relevance to health professionals. Focused on humans, and using animal models as well, you will be equipped with knowledge and skills involved in embryonic and foetal development and health; prenatal diagnosis and management of pregnancy; in vitro fertilisation; use of genomic technologies to understand gene function and identify disease causing gene mutations; role of stem cells in development and potential stem cell and gene therapy strategies to tackle congenital defects.

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Entry Requirements

Honours degree (2.1 or above) (or equivalent) in a Biological or Molecular sciences discipline. Other degree classes (2:2 is a minimum) and subjects may be considered with strong experience in biological subjects.
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Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to self funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, Malaysia and African countries

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20%

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A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

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Various

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