Taught course

Cardiovascular Perfusion (distance learning)

University of Bristol · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or, exceptionally, a lower second-class honours degree) in a science or medicine-related subject.

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 will include:

  • Advanced physiology and disease states of organs that are affected by cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).
  • Pathobiology, epidemiology and symptoms of cardiovascular diseases (coronary artery disease, heart and valve disease and paediatric heart disease) and their current treatments.
  • Clinical research methods including clinical trial design and management and quantitative statistics.
  • Principles and theories of currently used techniques in adult and paediatric perfusion science.
  • Key elements of a well-designed research project.

This 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 in 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
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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