12 months
29310 GBP/year
14070 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Cardiovascular Research programme at King's College London will help you develop your research skills and learn about the latest innovations in cardiovascular medicine and science. 


This Cardiovascular Research programme at King's College London provides comprehensive theoretical and practical training in specialist technical skills taught by experts in their respective fields.

Key benefits

  • Planning a career in research or a related area? Working your way towards a clinical specialist position such as cardiology? The academic and practical nature of the course offers something for everyone
  • Study in a BHF funded cardiovascular Centre of Research Excellence
  • Take part in an open day and explain your work to the public during the outreach module
  • For each subject, you’ll learn from top academics, hear from leading professionals working in the field and visit a clinic to see the practice for yourself
  • Join a research team, supervised by one of our specialists, then report on your findings for your 60-credit project

Career prospects

We designed this course to help you develop strong research skills useful for your career, whether you’re a recent graduate from a related science subject or you’re a foundation or core trainee doctor looking to improve your specialist knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vascular Biology and Inflammation 
  • Cardiac Syndromes and Heart Failure
  • Cardiovascular Workshops and Skills
  • Cross Cutting Techniques in Cardiovascular Research
  • Cardiovascular Outreach
  • Research Project in Cardiovascular Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

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  • International

    29310 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29310 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14070 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14070 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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