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Course summary

The Centre for Reproductive Health (CRH) offers PhD programmes, and a one-year full-time MSc by Research programme, which aims to introduce students to modern, up-to-date molecular and cellular biological research in the field of:

  • reproductive sciences
  • reproductive health
  • reproductive medicine
You will study in a stimulating, challenging and vibrant research atmosphere, at the interface between basic science and clinical patient care. Research topics Topics that can be offered include using a wide range of models and in human, studying a number of important problems associated with human reproductive health and disease in:
  • testis
  • ovary
  • the uterus during the menstrual cycle and throughout pregnancy and labour
  • the fetus and neonate
  • fetal programming resulting in increased risk of chronic disease in adulthood
MSc by Research The MSc forms an ideal insight into a PhD. You will undertake some core teaching and two 20-week research projects, performed on a very wide range of research fields within the reproductive sciences. Reputation The Centre for Reproductive Health is recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in research and teaching in reproductive sciences, health and medicine. The most recent Research Assessment Exercise rated Reproductive Biology as 5*. Research themes The CRH has arranged its research under four themes:
  • Theme 1: Reproductive resilience, proliferation, differentiation, repair
  • Theme 2: Reproductive system cancers: aetiology, pathogenesis and therapy
  • Theme 3: Optimising lifelong health through pregnancy and perinatal interventions
  • Theme 4: Immune-endocrine interactions in reproductive health
These theme titles illustrate some of the remarkable properties that make reproductive systems such relevant and powerful models for translational studies across a wide spectrum of human diseases and pathologies in other systems.

Modules

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Fees and funding

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Reproductive Health at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS