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MSc/PGCert/PGDip On Campus Online

Translational Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Bristol

12 months
22800 GBP/year
9400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Translational Cardiovascular Medicine programme at University of Bristol aims to develop your interest in translational cardiovascular research and medicine and equip you with an enhanced knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the current approaches and emerging research in this area.

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The Translational Cardiovascular Medicine programme at University of Bristol , which is delivered by clinicians and scientists, provides a firm theoretical grounding in the basic scientific principles and clinical applications of translational cardiovascular medicine, and will help you develop essential skills and prepare for employment or a further higher degree in this field. In addition, you will be introduced to key practical techniques employed in this area.

The programme is designed to appeal to a wide range of students, including biomedical scientists, allied health professionals and clinicians. You have the option to study by distance learning or on campus. 

For distance learning students, two-week residential workshops will be held in Bristol, comprising lectures, tutorials and seminars as well as journal clubs, practical sessions, visits to clinical sessions and assessments. Campus-based students will attend lectures, tutorials, seminars, journal clubs, visits to clinical sessions, tutorials and practicals in Bristol. Each unit will comprise tutorials and lectures plus essays and assessments.


The MSc programme is suitable for a wide range of students: basic scientists, clinicians and allied health professionals (eg radiologists, perfusionists, cardiac nurses). The course may enable you to go on to apply for a PhD, or advance your career options as an allied health professional or clinician.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Laboratory Techniques
  • Clinical Trials & Statistics
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart and Valve Disease
  • Paediatric Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm, Peripheral Vein Disease & Stroke

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits
  • PgDip - 120
  • PgCert - 60


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class (or, exceptionally, a lower second-class) honours degree in a science or medicine-related subject.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: part-time (two years) (MSc) £4,700
  • UK: full-time (PG Dip) £7,520
  • Overseas (including EU): full-time (PG Dip) £18,240
  • UK: full-time (PG Cert) £3,760
  • Overseas (including EU): full-time (PG Cert) £9,120

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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