Taught course

Preventive Cardiology: Cardiovascular Health and Disease Prevention

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 offers a sound theoretical background together with skills training in the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease.

Fees and funding

UK students
For up-to-date information please visit out website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/studentfinance/tuitionfees

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 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