A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a scientific or medical discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a recognised taught Master's degree.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Standard.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
Cardiovascular diseases remain a major cause of death and ill health worldwide. This established MSc programme, taught by scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field, offers you the opportunity to learn about topical areas in cardiovascular science, preparing you for further research or a career in industry, healthcare or beyond.
You will become part of the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, which brings together world-leading scientists and clinicians working in cardiovascular research to conduct innovative research for the prevention and treatment of diseases of the heart and circulation, as well as education and policy development.
UCL has one of the largest, most dynamic cardiovascular research bases in the UK. This interdisciplinary programme is taught in collaboration with University College London Hospital (UCLH), UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Barts Heart Centre, offering you access to a world-leading community at the forefront of cardiovascular research.
There is an annual careers event for MSc students, which includes alumni, industry, healthcare and scientific publishing representatives.
Fees and funding
Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24 months
- full time12 months
- flexible60 months
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations, tutorials, journal clubs, a quiz, statistical and laboratory practicals and anatomical examination of human congenital heart disease specimens. Assessment is through written and oral examinations, coursework essays, case reports, journal club and other oral presentations and the dissertation.
Course contact details
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