What will I learn?

Cardiovascular diseases remain a major cause of death and ill health worldwide. This established MSc programme, taught by scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field, offers you the opportunity to learn about topical areas in cardiovascular science, preparing you for further research or a career in industry, healthcare or beyond. You will develop a detailed knowledge of molecular and cellular cardiovascular science, animal models of cardiovascular disease, microvascular biology and mechanisms by which the heart and vasculature function in health and disease, as well as laboratory and statistical methods. You will gain an awareness of research integrity and practice valuable research skills relating to developments in cardiovascular science.

Careers

As a graduate of this programme, you will be well placed for a PhD in this field and a career in research. You will also have a sound basis for entry into the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Basic scientists may use the MSc as a stepping-stone to MBBS studies. The programme also provides an excellent training for related fields such as scientific journalism and in areas requiring critical appraisal of complex data.

Employability

In addition to academic insights into cardiovascular science, this programme provides you with a wide range of skills sought by employers: Oral and written communication skills; Selection and interpretation of written content and organisation of complex ideas - through essays and the research project dissertation; Quantitative analytical skills - through a statistics module; Project management - through both group and independent projects; Research planning and time management; During the programme, you will be supported by a personal tutor and informed by careers events and UCL Careers.

Which department am I in?

Medical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£28,500.00 (US$ 38,628) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

UCL (University College London)

Gower Street,

London,

Camden,

WC1E 6BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor's degree with a final CGPA of 3.3/4.0 for courses requiring Upper second-class (2:1) degree. For courses requiring Lower second-class (2:2) degree, they need to have a final CGPA of 3.0/4.0

For international students

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's 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.Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 92 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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