Taught course

Sports Cardiology

Institution
St George's, University of London · Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Physicians should have completed their MBBS course (or equivalent) and gained at least 2 years of postgraduate experience in clinical medicine, cardiology or exercise medicine as part of their training. Cardiac physiologists should have completed the equivalent of a UK BSc (Hons) in Cardiac Physiology and gained at least 2 years of postgraduate practical experience in a cardiac physiology department. Cardiac physiotherapists should have completed the equivalent of a UK BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy and gained at least 2 years of postgraduate practical experience in a cardiac rehabilitation. Sports scientists should have completed the equivalent of a UK BSc (Hons) in Sports Science or similar, and gained at least 2 years of postgraduate practical experience.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Sports cardiology is a new but rapidly evolving subspecialty in cardiology. The Sports Cardiology Unit at St George’s NHS Foundation Trust is run by world-leading experts in this rapidly advancing area of medicine.
This unique programme addresses the increasing demand for individuals with an in-depth knowledge of this discipline. The programme is delivered in collaboration with an internationally renowned consortium, giving you access to expertise limited to only a few centres around the world. The active involvement of key figures from sporting organisations facilitates innovative educational projects, enhancing your practical experience and cultivating your leadership skills.
The programme offers access to state of the art equipment, cutting-edge research and top-level athletes. You will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive range of expertise in Sports Cardiology and cement your practical skills for the evaluation of athletes of different demographics and sporting disciplines, as well as healthy sedentary young individuals and patients with heart disease.

Information for international students

If you are a non-EU student and would like to ask any quesitons about whether your qualifications and experiences will be considered, for informal enquiries please call the Internaitonal Office at St George's, University of London. + 44 (0) 20 8266 6791 or global@sgul.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£12,500
International students
£23,000

For UK and EU students, Postgraduate loans are available through Student Finance England and are similar to undergraduate student loans, where your studies are funded through a student loan that is paid back when you begin to earn over a threshold.

You’ll be able to borrow up to £10,000 towards the cost of your study.

You can apply now via the GovUK website. The most up to date information is available from Student Finance England and a policy summary outlines the key features of the loans.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

block mode
1 months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment
Email
Study@sgul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8725 2333
Fax
+44 (0)20 8725 0841