Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Cardiology MSc

University of Brighton · Brighton and Sussex Medical School

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 a minimum of two years's clinical practice; those without, will have a minimum of five years' post-qualification practice in cardiology.

See the website for further details about entry requirements.

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 mid of clinical and professional knowledge relevant to the practice of cardiology in contemporary healthcare. 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, and learn to apply this towards good practice. They also gain a wider understanding of the differing profiles and contributory roles of the various health care professionals involved in cardiac care.

Most modules are assessed by means of a 3,000 word in-depth evaluation of a topic agreed by the student and module leader. The clinical modules are also assesed by means of an unseen written examination.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (minimum)

Fees and funding

International applications who meet the above criteria and have IELTS (minimum score of 7.0, with no less than 6.5 in each section) are welcome to apply.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Dr Sean O'Nunain
01273 644644