Use your scientific skills to help people achieve their family dreams with this Master of Science (Assisted Reproductive Technology) course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for graduates of medical, biomedical and biological science courses who want to work in the field of assisted reproduction, this qualification will equip you with the foundation skills and knowledge required to work in the field of assisted reproduction – understanding the challenges and barriers people face to having children.
This qualification will teach you theoretical knowledge in a broad range of biological sciences, including ovarian and testicular biology, fertility and pathophysiology, gamete and embryo preservation, grounded in a deeper contextual understanding of contemporary reproductive technology. You’ll also develop sound skills in research, laboratory management and analysis, reducing the training time required once you enter the workplace and ensuring you stand out in a growing new industry.
If you’re a scientific thinker with an interest in reproductive health and want to help families, this course could be your next step towards a dynamic, challenging and rewarding career.
You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:
- Hold a Bachelor Degree (with Honours second class or above) in a biomedical or biological science related field from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); OR
- Hold a Graduate Diploma of Reproductive Science or similar with an average of 65% or above; AND
- Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements and any other special admission requirements for the course
What You’ll Learn
In this science course, the subjects you may study include:
- Research preparation: Principles and approaches
- Female reproduction, fertility and pathophysiology
- Male reproduction, fertility and pathophysiology
- Gamete and embryo cryopreservation
- Clinical laboratory management
- Controversies and challenges in assisted reproductive technology
Why study with Edith Cowan University?
Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.
ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.
From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
- Western Australia: Joondalup