Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Cardiology

Institution
University of Brighton · Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The programme is open to post-registration doctors and qualified practitioners in any profession allied to medicine. Those with a first degree will have minimum of two years’ clinical practice; those without will have a minimum of five years’ post-qualification practice in cardiology. Applicants who do not hold a first degree will initially register for either a Postgraduate Certificate or a Postgraduate Diploma award.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

This internationally recognised course is designed to train healthcare professionals to be the clinical leaders of the future by providing a mix of clinical and professional knowledge relevant to the practice of cardiology in contemporary healthcare.

Learning in key professional domains includes service leadership and development, research, commissioning and communication and teaching. The cardiology content of the programme provides comprehensive learning to meet the professional development needs of a wide range of practitioners working in cardiology including: doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, physiologists and radiographers.

The course aims to increase students’ practical and theoretical knowledge of advanced clinical and interventional cardiology, by promoting their exploration of the current evidence for diagnosis and treatment. The course seeks to enable the student to use this evidence toward good practice through focussing on the practical aspects of the care of common cardiac conditions from a medical and patient perspective. In addition, the course aims to promote a wider understanding of the differing profiles and contributory roles of the various health care professionals involved in the care of cardiac patients.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
General Enquiries
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk