• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales is designed to be practical and clinically focused and will focus on applying scientific principles to direct patient care.

About

Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales 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 our partners Diploma MSc it aims to create professionals who can independently access information and use the information to critically 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. As such, on completion of the MSc Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine, you will be able to deliver management strategies for the investigation and treatment of patients at increased cardiovascular risk; demonstrate knowledge and competence in Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine and develop and deliver Preventative Cardiovascular interventions for the wider population.

Careers

The Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine MSc course has been developed for GPs, Secondary Care Trainees in Diabetes, Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Medical Biochemistry, Allied Health Professionals and Practice Nurses running CV clinics who wish to develop their skills in this area of work. 

The course is pioneering and focuses on preventative cardiovascular medicine rather than on cardiology. You will be one of the first to attain a recognised qualification in this area.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Risk Management
  • Lipid Metabolism in Clinical Practice
  • Management of Lipid Disorders
  • Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management
  • Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine in Special Situations
  • Research Methodologies and Critical Evaluation in Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      1-2 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Entry to the one-year MSc programme will require the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine (120 credits) either from the University of South Wales or from another UK University.
  • Alternatively, students may apply for the MSc as a two year course, completing all 8 modules (180 credits).
  • Applicants without recognised qualifications but have relevant work experience, background knowledge and skills will also be considered on an individual basis.
Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application:
  • Qualification certificates
  • One written reference

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Option A: £3420.00
  • Option C: £570.00

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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