Taught course

Cardiovascular Perfusion (online)

University of Bristol · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or international equivalent in a science or medicine-related subject.

We will consider applicants whose grades are slightly lower than the programme's entry requirements, if they have at least one of the following:

  • evidence of significant, relevant work experience;
  • a relevant postgraduate qualification.

If this is the case, applicants should include their CV (curriculum vitae / résumé) when they apply, showing details of their relevant work experience and/or qualifications.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Cardiovascular Perfusion provides a high-quality, research-led education that will equip you with enhanced knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the current approaches and emerging research relating to cardiovascular medicine and perfusion science. Teaching and learning includes:

  • Academic and research skills training including study design and data analysis.
  • Advanced physiology and disease states of blood and organs that are affected by cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).
  • Pathobiology, epidemiology and symptoms of cardiovascular diseases (coronary artery disease, vascular disease, heart and valve disease, paediatric heart disease) and their current treatments.
  • Theory and principles of currently used techniques in adult and paediatric perfusion science.
  • Key elements of a well-designed research project.

This online programme is intended to provide advanced level knowledge and understanding of the field of clinical perfusion science culminating in the completion of a novel research project related to this area.

Information for international students

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Fees and funding

Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 117 394 1649