Taught course

Cardiovascular Research

King's College London · Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 first degree in a biological, molecular biological or biomedical sciences-related subject or to be medically qualified. Exceptionally, a high 2:2 may be considered. Current medical students may be accepted following the successful completion of the 3rd year of their MBBS programme.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your research skills and learn about the latest innovations in cardiovascular medicine and science. Taught by experts from the BHF Cardiovascular Centre of Research Excellence, you’ll discover the latest ideas in the subject and take on your own research project.

Study specialised modules on heart failure, acute syndromes, and inflammation. You’ll even learn about cross-cutting technologies, discovering the latest imaging techniques – some still in development.

Key benefits

  • Planning a career in research or a related area? Working your way towards a clinical specialist position such as cardiology? The academic and practical nature of the course offers something for everyone
  • Study in a BHF funded cardiovascular Centre of Research Excellence
  • Take part in an open day and explain your work to the public during the outreach module
  • For each subject, you’ll learn from top academics, hear from leading professionals working in the field and visit a clinic to see the practice for yourself
  • Join a research team, supervised by one of our specialists, then report on your findings for your 60-credit project

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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