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Cardiovascular Disease MSc

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Full time | Parkgate Road Campus | 1 year | OCT-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nursing: Specific Conditions Cardiovascular Medical Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Develop and further your knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and learn the necessary skills to understand and conduct biomedical/clinical research.

Course overview

MSc Cardiovascular disease is an academic programme designed to develop and further your understanding and knowledge of cardiovascular disease, focusing on up-to-date research and developments in the diagnosis and treatment of various cardiovascular diseases. The course is suitable for healthcare professionals, researchers and intercalating medical students.

Why study this course with us?

You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be able to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.

The course culminates in the Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of a research article written in the style of publishable scientific work and a short oral presentation. Options could include literature, data, or laboratory-based projects, depending on research interests.

Successful completion of this MSc programme can lead to a range of exciting career and research opportunities, including careers in biomedical or clinical research, medicine, physician associate, PhD study or teaching.


You will be assessed via coursework assignments which may include clinical reviews, literature reviews, case studies, systematic reviews, scoping reviews, posters, or oral presentations.

Careers and Employability

Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.


Discussion of diseases of the heart and circulation which might include Coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, heart failure, congenital heart diseases, hypertension, pulmonary heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, dyslipidaemia and stroke.

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Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours (e.g., in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dietetics, Human Biology) or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills. Applications are invited from: junior doctors, NHS staff, international students with appropriate qualifications, international doctors, or healthcare professionals, those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g., Biomedical Science, Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

University information

The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more

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