Taught course

Translational Cardiovascular Medicine

Institution
University of Bristol · Translational Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme aims to develop your interest in translational cardiovascular research and medicine and equip you with an enhanced knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the current approaches and emerging research in this area. The programme, which is delivered by clinicians and scientists, provides a firm theoretical grounding in the basic scientific principles and clinical applications of translational cardiovascular medicine, and will help you develop essential skills and prepare for employment or a further higher degree in this field. In addition, you will be introduced to key practical techniques employed in this area.

The programme is designed to appeal to a wide range of students, including biomedical scientists, allied health professionals and clinicians. You have the option to study by distance learning or on campus. For distance learning students, two-week residential workshops will be held in Bristol, comprising lectures, tutorials and seminars as well as journal clubs, practical sessions, visits to clinical sessions and assessments. Campus-based students will attend lectures, tutorials, seminars, journal clubs, visits to clinical sessions, tutorials and practicals in Bristol. Each unit will comprise tutorials and lectures plus essays and assessments.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
24 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Sarah Jane George
Email
socscardiology-msc@bristol.ac.uk