Taught course

Preventive Cardiology

Imperial College London · Faculty of Medicine

Entry requirements

Candidates will be expected to hold a good first degree (normally at least an upper second or MBBS) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification if obtained outside the UK. For those who do not hold a first degree at the required level, a special case can be made if the student has demonstrated aptitude for the course through at least 3 years of high quality work experience in a relevant field of cardiovascular health.

8 of our modules are available as stand-alone short courses with attendance only or the option of M level assessments. These have been accredited with continuing medical education (CME points) by the Royal College of Physicians.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at healthcare professionals with a role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, such as physicians, nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, physical activity specialists, sports scientists, pharmacists, psychologists or occupational therapists.

It aims to establish a strong research foundation and the practical application of best practice in cardiovascular health and disease prevention.

You will gain knowledge of, and experience in, the theory and clinical application of evidence-based preventive cardiology practice.

Fees and funding

UK students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


part time
9 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation35 (8000 words)

Course contact details

Jenni Jones