Taught course

Sports Cardiology MSc/PgDip/PgCert

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

Entry requirements

  • Physicians should have completed their MBBS course (or equivalent) and gained a minimum of 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 a minimum of 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 a minimum of 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 a minimum of 2 years of postgraduate practical experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Sports Cardiology will equip you with first-hand experience of cardiovascular evaluation of elite athletes, cardiac screening of athletes, managing athletes with heart disease, cardiac rehabilitation and emergency response planning in sport arenas.

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.

Highlights

  • Taught by world leading experts in Sports Cardiology
  • St George's has world-class research, clinical and teaching expertise
  • Campus is co-located with a leading teaching hospital
  • Institutional expertise in multi-professional education
  • St George’s scored 92% overall student satisfaction in Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2014
  • St George’s clinical research ranked 4th for impact
  • St George's is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world according to the recent Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Fees and funding

UK students
£12,500
International students
£23,700

Students may be eligible for:

  • A Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,280. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • A Career Development Loan, for more information visit gov.uk
  • Alumni discount. If you're a former St George's student you can qualify for an additional 10% discount from this course. Learn more
  • A full fee postgraduate scholarship. Find out more information at scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@sgul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 3897 2032