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Obstetrics and Gynaecology MD/MSc by Research

Course Description

The Department has a comprehensive research, teaching and clinical portfolio. The academic staff have an excellent balance of expertise in basic and clinical research with sub-specialist interests.

Clinical Gynaecology (Lead: Professor Janesh Gupta) includes basic science research into the pathophysiology of abnormal uterine bleeding, causes and treatment of pelvic pain and endometriosis.

There is a major focus on systematic reviews and trials (Lead: Dr Arri Coomarasamy) in several key areas of obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics. This group is also badged as the WHO Perinatal Trials Unit.

The area of subfertility and reproductive medicine (Leads: Dr Sarah Connor and Dr Jackson Kirkman-Brown) is underpinned by work investigating causes of subfertility, including male gamete production and differentiation, tubular gamete interaction and oocyte production and differentiation.

There are cross-college collaborations with Biosciences as well as the stem cell group within the College. There is also basic science and clinical research into the causes of recurrent pregnancy loss

There is a major research interest in fetal medicine and development (Lead: Professor Mark Kilby) including fetal endocrinology, steroid hormone action on the fetus and placenta, modulation of the maternal immune system, fetal microchimerism and clinical fetal medicine.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Obstetrics and Gynaecology MD/MSc by Research page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Student Profiles

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in relevant subject

Course Fees

£4,121 FT / £2,061 PT (UK/EU); £17,365 (overseas)

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