Testimonials from Past and Present Students

We positively encourage feedback on our course at any time and constantly strive to develop the course content, scope and delivery. Testimonials from past and present students are provided below in an attempt to provide a general overview of how our students perceive the course.

  

‘This is a well-rounded course that prepares you for either research or clinical track. You learn skills that you can apply upon graduation. You are also equipped with a breadth of knowledge that helps you view clinical embryology from a scientific, medical, international, and social perspective.’  Miss Joie Guner (Class of 2008/2009)

 

‘The MSc in Clinical Embryology at Oxford University offers a holistic education in the theory and practice of ART. The state of the art facilities, the comprehensive laboratory-based practical sessions, the distinguished lecturers and the unparalleled support of the staff make this challenging course unique and rewarding.’ Miss Neeta Bala (Class of 2008/2009)

 

‘This MSc course is much more than I was expecting, offering a wide range of experience, invaluable contacts and probably the highest level of support and guidance I've ever experienced. The course was very well structured, the topics were interesting and the research projects were challenging. Apart from the hard work, however, it was highly rewarding and lots of fun.’  Miss Bianka Seres (Class of 2009/2010)


‘I thoroughly enjoyed the MSc Clinical Embryology course, finding it both challenging and rewarding.  The hands-on practical experience was invaluable, as was the expertise and teaching skill of the tutors.  Perhaps the most advantageous aspect of this course is the high degree of involvement with the Oxford Fertility Unit, in the form of practical training and input from clinical and laboratory staff.  I highly recommend this course to people with an interest in ART and the reproductive sciences.’ Miss Ariane Heynen (Class of 2009/2010)


‘I've been very impressed by the dedication of the instructors and challenging curriculum. The course is extremely intensive, yet equally rewarding. One of my favourite aspects is the variety of topics covered by leading experts in their respective fields.’ Miss Hannah Spencer (Class of 2009/10)


'What I appreciated most about this degree program was the ability to form interactions, not only amongst fellow class members, but across the board with program administrators, lecturers, clinicians and researchers. The fact that all eleven of us [students] originated from different countries across the globe added to this diversity and allowed us to experience cultures and traditions that would've otherwise been foreign to us.' Dr Vinod Motiani (Class of 2009/10)

‘The MSc course in Clinical Embryology at Oxford University is a very well rounded course, providing a great balance between the theoretical and practical aspects of ART. The lectures are taught by leading experts, targeting a wide range of subjects and the lab practicals utilise state of the art facilities. I have thoroughly enjoyed the course and have been very impressed with the high level of guidance and support provided by the teaching staff. I would highly recommend this course to anyone considering a future in ART. ‘ Miss Sevanna Shahbazian (Class of 2010/2011).


'The MSc in Clinical Embryology course has been extremely rewarding. I particularly enjoyed the depth and well-balanced structure of the course, inspiring academic environment, and invaluable opportunities to learn from the leading experts in the field. The enormous level of support from course staff, and excellent teaching facilities, undoubtedly added to this unique experience. I would certainly recommend the course to anyone considering career in reproductive medicine or research.' Dr. Natalia Barkalina (Class of 2011/2012)


'Being an international student in a challenging academic environment may be of concern to some individuals; however as a member of the Masters in Clinical Embryology class 2012/2013 I have received more support and guidance than I could have ever hoped for. This very unique aspect of the course has been instrumental in the personal and academic development I have observed in myself over the duration of this year. I feel privileged to have been a part of a degree program where a plethora of additional experiences have been offered to me that complement the high-quality theoretical knowledge and provide a more holistic perspective of the process of assisted conception. The most memorable and enjoyable of these experiences was the one-on-one training in micromanipulation techniques from senior embryologists at the Oxford Fertility Unit. Over and above all of this, the most valued aspect of the course has been the relationships formed with staff and fellow classmates; friendships I will cherish for many years to come.' Miss Megan Bowles (Class of 2011/2012)


'This course is amazing! It offers you a plethora of subjects correlating to the core topic, reproductive biology, making it multi-disciplinary. It is aptly structured for both clinicians and researchers. With a top notch faculty and affiliations with one of the best IVF centres in the UK, there is no asking for more. The best part, amongst all this hard work, is that you really get to have fun! It is indeed a well-designed course.' Miss Ankita Upadhye (Class of 2012/2013)