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Cardiovascular Research

King's College London

Master
12 months
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26550 GBP/year
12750 GBP/year
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About

The Cardiovascular Research programme at King's College London offers an advanced theoretical and practical foundation in cardiovascular research. You will be taught by academic specialists who actively research the mechanisms that underlie human cardiovascular disease.

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Overview

This Cardiovascular Research programme at King's College London is designed for biomedical science and medically qualified graduates who wish to pursue further academic studies or employment in a research environment.

Key benefits

  • A research-led study programme, the only one hosted from within a British Heart Foundation research centres in England.
  • Lectures delivered by experienced multi-disciplinary researchers on contemporary issues.
  • A highly successful study programme that offers entry into a research careers, with two-thirds of graduates progressing to a PhD or MD or Specialist Cardiology training.

Career prospects

PhD, laboratory-based research career in academia or industry, other science-related careers. Medical graduates often subsequently pursue a specialism in cardiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Cardiovascular Research
  • Cardiovascular Skills
  • Cardiovascular Research Project Dissertation
  • Cardiovascular Research Project Performance
  • Applied Cardiovascular Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 first degree in a biological, molecular biological or biomedical sciences-related subject or a medical qualification. Current medical students may be accepted following the successful completion of the 3rd  year of their MBBS programme. 
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • One reference is required, professional references will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Full time UK fees: £16,500 (MRes) 
  • Full time overseas fees: £26,550 (MRes) 

Funding

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