12 months
1580 GBP/module
1580 GBP/module
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This Cardiology and Stroke programme from University of Hertfordshire will provide students with the requisite clinical assessment, Investigation, decision-making skills, treatment plan and management for a range of cardiology conditions and stroke including pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapeutic interventions.

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Key Features

The Cardiology and Stroke programme from University of Hertfordshire is designed for junior doctors with career intentions in stroke or cardiology, general practitioners with special interest as well as acute medicine or emergency medicine physicians who want to enhance their understanding of stroke or cardiology. We also welcome interest from clinical nurse specialists and other healthcare professionals working in cardiology and stroke or emergency or acute medicine.

The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and skills about cariology and stroke. Simulation based education will be used to teach both technical and non-technical skills in the specialists taught modules.

The MSc Cardiology and Stroke aim to 

  • Develop critical skills in the use of assessment in a range of cardiology and stroke conditions.
  • Provide students with the requisite critical decision-making skills and management of a range of cardiology and stroke conditions (including pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapeutic interventions).
  • Enable students to develop a critical application of knowledge, skills and best evidence, pertinent the acute phases of cardiovascular illness and subsequent rehabilitative care. 
  • Develop critical application of detailed and targeted investigations as a contribution to reaching an accurate diagnosis and delivery of effective care.  
  • Develop critical skills in the use of assessment in patients with a range of cardiological conditions including stroke.
  • Develop critical and in depth understanding in the use of appropriately targeted investigations as a contribution to both reaching an accurate diagnosis and the delivery of safe and effective care.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Applied Clinical Assessments and Investigation
  • Evidence-Based Practice 
  • Decision Making 
  • Specialist Master Class in Cardiology 
  • Specialist Master Class in Stroke 
  • Healthcare Disciplines Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree in a healthcare discipline at 2:2 or above
  • The equivalent of 18months Full Time post qualifying experience (excluding internship) and additionally 1 year Full Time in a substantive speciality post in cardiology / stroke
  • References will be required to confirm specialist experience.
  • Registration with an appropriate professional body. 
  • Overseas students will need to satisfy the University's English Language requirement of IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent), with a minimum of 6.0 in each band
  • If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1580 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1580 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • National

    1580 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1580 GBP per module during 12 months.

per 30 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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