Research course

Cardiovascular Science

UCL - University College London · Institute of Cardiovascular Science

Entry requirements

To be eligible for registration for the MD(Res) degree, a candidate must have obtained the MBBS degree or some other registrable primary qualification in Medicine and be eligible for full registration or hold limited registration with the General Medical Council (GMC); or have obtained the BDS degree or hold an equivalent dental qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

The Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICS) is a centre of excellence in pioneering preventative and therapeutic cardiovascular medicine. With close links to the new Barts Heart Centre, Europe's largest specialised cardiovascular centre service. Students benefit from a world-class clinical setting for their MD(Res) studies.

Our research is broad, spanning discovery-based laboratory science, clinical translation and experimental medicine, as well as healthcare evaluation, implementation and policy. Cardiovascular research at ICS has an international reputation in device development, cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias, ischaemic preconditioning, imaging and regenerative therapy. We are leaders in the fields of cardiovascular genetics, epidemiology and preventative medicine.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Mrs Joanna Pajerska
+44 (0)20 3108 2354