UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Cardiovascular diseases remain a major cause of death and ill health worldwide. This new course, taught by scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field, offers students the opportunity to learn about topical areas in cardiovascular science, preparing them for further research or a career in industry. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations, tutorials, journal clubs and practicals.

Course Modules

Core modules: Cardiovascular diseases; animal models of cardiovascular disease; congenital heart disease (fundamentals); heart and circulation; basic statistics for medical science. Options: Genetics of cardiovascular disease; clinical application of pharmacogenetic test; drug discovery 2; microvascular biology; an introduction to molecular laboratory methods in cardiovascular research; clinical cardiology (open to clinicians only).

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a scientific or medical discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a recognised taught Master's degree. 4th'year medical students wanting to undertake an intercalated Master's will also be considered.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
MSc (Postgraduate)