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Translational Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Bristol

Master On Campus Online
12 months
21800 GBP/year
9000 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 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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

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

  • International

    21800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK: part-time (two years) (MSc) £4,500
  • Channel Islands/IoM: full-time (MSc) £11,540
  • UK: full-time (PG Dip)£7,200
  • Overseas (including EU): full-time (PG Dip)£17,440
  • Channel Islands/IoM: full-time (PG Dip)£8,700
  • UK: full-time (PG Cert)£3,600
  • Overseas (including EU): full-time (PG Cert)£8,720
  • Channel Islands/IoM: full-time (PG Cert)£4,350


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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Translational Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Bristol


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