Taught course

Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Prevention

Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · Physiotherapy

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Entry requirements

Applications will normally be considered from:

  • Chartered physiotherapists or equivalent professional qualifications with relevant professional experience;
  • Nurses eligible for registration with Bord Altranais and professional experience;
  • Physicians with relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to provide health professionals with an understanding of cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention, to prepare health professionals to provide an effective cardiac rehabilitation service, and to objectively evaluate their practice through research. It also aims to develop the health professionals' knowledge of current prevention strategies in the area of cardiovascular disease. The student will gain research experience and undertake a research dissertation.

The course will comprise the following modules: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Clinical Exercise Prescription, Research Methods and Statistics, Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation, Health Policy and Management, Research Dissertation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr John Gormley