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Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare MSc

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Full time | Royal Brompton | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cardiovascular Medical Studies Respiratory / Chest Diseases Nursing: Specific Conditions Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The programme in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare is designed for people from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, including:

  • Healthcare Scientists
  • Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Advanced Practitioners

The programme will deepen your knowledge and skills in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare, enabling you to enhance your career in your chosen field. You will have the opportunity to discuss new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill-health and their impact on the delivery of person-centred healthcare. Lecturers from a multidisciplinary background will draw on their clinical and research experience at a national and international level to facilitate your learning.

The programme runs?successfully?through?a combination of educational materials and opportunities?to?interact?online alongside more traditional teaching methods.?This blended format of delivery consists of teaching sessions (face-to-face or made available online), live webinars, discussion fora, formative and summative assessments administered through our virtual learning environment, and a range of resources to facilitate self-study and progression. This allows for much of the programme to be studied remotely if required.

The programme is flexible and available as a full- or part-time MSc, delivered over one or two years. Graduates go on to pursue a career, in a clinical setting, such as setting up clinical services, or in academia by enrolling on PhD programmes.


This module will critically consider how a focus on safety, effectiveness and the patient experience contributes to the development and delivery of high-quality healthcare services.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree in a relevant medical, biomedical or healthcare subject. Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements above but who have substantial relevant clinical experience may be admitted following completion of the ‘special case procedure’.

Department profile

Get your head start at Imperial with our wide range of Master’s programmes. Our postgraduate courses draw on recognised excellence in research to help you advance your career in academia, healthcare or industry. Medical and healthcare expertise is more important than ever. Make your mark on the medical world with a postgraduate degree from Imperial College London. We will equip you with the latest skills and techniques enabling you to bring...more