Summer Schools


Molecular Biology & IVF


Have you thought about supplementing your degree with additional skills training to give you a competitive edge when you graduate?

Would you like to gain cutting edge research skills and expertise in an ever-growing and increasingly important scientific discipline?

Would you like to undertake this training within a vibrant, safe, cosmopolitan and stimulating campus environment, located in one of the most beautiful cities in the UK?

The Molecular Biology & IVF Summer School is a 2-week residential programme with the key focus each week as below:

1st Week: IVF week - Learn what it is like to generate IVF embryos

2nd Week: FISH week - Learn chromosome analysis and fluorescence in-sit hybridisation

Aimed primarily at students entering their final year in a Biology-related subject. The Summer School will supplement your existing knowledge with valuable practical and applied training, and allow you to discuss research in depth with the academics who are leading experts in their area. It will prepare you for your senior year and enhance your appeal to potential employers and graduate schools.

The Molecular Biology & IVF Summer School is part of the University of Kent Summer School programme. It will allow you to make lasting connections with students from around the world, studying a range of subjects but sharing your own enthusiasm. International study will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of another culture, make lifelong friends from a wide variety of backgrounds and benefit from globally-renowned academic excellence.


For additional reasons to join us, visit our Canterbury Summer Schools overview.


Arrival date: Sun 30 Jul 2017 (Classes start Mon 31 Jul)

Departure date: Sun 13 Aug 2017 (Classes finish Fri 11 Aug)

Providing School: School of Biosciences

Campus: Canterbury

Credit Transfer Option:  Equivalent to 10 Credits (ECTS 5) for transfer purposes.


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