Taught course

Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine

Institution
University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

Health professionals, both UK and overseas, with an honours degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) are eligible to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine course online.

Non-graduates are also encouraged to apply (applicants will be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at degree level).

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

The Postgraduate Diploma in Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine provides a unique integrated approach to preventative cardiovascular medicine and focuses on applying scientific principles to direct patient care. Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine is a rapidly evolving branch of medicine involved in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, coronary heart disease and peripheral vascular disease. Run with with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, the course creates professionals who can independently assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base related to Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine.

It will develop problem solving and clinical skills together with preparing students to take a leadership role in this medical area. You will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and competence; deliver management strategies for the investigation and treatment of patients at increased cardiovascular risk; develop and deliver interventions for the wider population and safely use preventative cardiovascular approaches in specific cases. On successful completion, you could go on to study the MSc Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

online
12 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk