Master of Clinical Embryology

Monash University

This 12-month, intensive course provides students with the essential postgraduate knowledge and practical skills necessary to contribute competently to human infertility clinical services. Theoretical and practical skills are presented in the broad context of the regulations and the ethical considerations that apply to human IVF, both nationally and internationally, along with the quality control procedures required to ensure maximum success for IVF patients. The guidelines, protocols and regulations that steer and control human infertility services are also presented. In addition to attending lectures and self-directed study, students are required to undertake continual practical skills training and also a minor research project. Students will not only be equipped with practical skills required for work in an IVF laboratory but also gain a greater understanding of research applications within the field of reproductive or developmental biology. Research-related tasks contribute to the overall assessment for specific coursework units. also presented.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,850
International: $63,000

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible for admission, students will need one of the following: A bachelor's degree in a related field such as medicine or veterinary science or A bachelor's degree (Hons) in Science with a 60% average or A bachelor's degree and a Graduate Diploma in Reproductive Science from Monash University with a 70% average or A bachelor's degree and a Graduate Diploma with a 70% average deemed equivalent to the Monash University Graduate Diploma of Reproductive Sciences or A bachelor's degree in any field and at least one year (full-time equivalent) of professional experience in embryology or reproductive biology Extra requirements: All applications are assessed on academic merit and relevant experience. The Master of Clinical Embryology is a high demand course. There is a quota on the number of successful applicants. Applicants meeting the minimum academic requirements are not guaranteed entry. A Curriculum Vitae (CV). This must include work experience and 2 referees and/or work references, where applicable. A Statement of Purpose. The statement of purpose must outline why they wish to join this course (<200 words)


This intensive 8 unit practical-oriented course gives training in infertility and treatment strategies; IVF processes; embryo production; cryopreservation, quality management, preimplantation genetic diagnosis ; and regulation and ethics in assisted reproductive technologies.

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical embryology

Further information:

Applicants wishing to study off campus will be expected to provide evidence of their ability to meet the course practical requirements.

Who for:

Qualified allied health professionals wishing to work in the area of human infertility clinical services

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Related Careers:

Embryologist, Medical Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info No Part time 2 years
Clayton No info No Online
Clayton No info No Full time 1 year

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