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Master of Science (Assisted Reproductive Technology)

Course code J51

Designed for medical, biomedical and biological science graduates who wish to work in the field of assisted reproduction.

Students will gain theoretical knowledge ranging from ovarian and testicular biology to assay quality control and the quality management of a clinical laboratory, together with practical experience on the culture and assessment of gametes and embryos.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

J51

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $24,550

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Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

J51

CRICOS code

091957D

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $35,550

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

1 year full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
RES5115Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches20
ART6001Female Reproduction, Fertility and Pathophysiology20
ART6002Male Reproduction, Fertility and Pathophysiology20
ART6003Gamete and Embryo Cryopreservation20
ART6004Clinical Laboratory Management20
ART6005Controversies and Challenges in Assisted Reproductive Technology20

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex assisted reproductive concepts and demonstrate mastery of diagnostic approaches in assisted reproductive technology.
  2. Apply communication and collaboration skills to present findings, collaborate with diverse audiences and justify conclusions in professional contexts.
  3. Reflect critically on a complex body of reproduction and medical science knowledge, research, methods and procedures to demonstrate mastery of assisted reproductive technology practice.
  4. Use high level self-management skills and independent judgement to plan and execute substantial research projects and scholarship.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $24,550 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $35,550 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course will have competency in andrology techniques. The knowledge and skills acquired will reduce the time taken for specialised in situ training by employers, making graduates more attractive. In addition, the large and growing number of fertility clinics around the world will provide opportunities for skilled graduates.

Possible future job titles

assisted reproduction, semen analysis, embryology, clinical scientist

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