MSc in Cardiovascular Science, University College London

The Institute of Cardiovascular Science has brought together world leading scientists and clinicians across the greater UCL campus working in cardiovascular research to teach on this new MSc. The Cardiovascular Science MSc offers specialised training in state-of-the-art cardiovascular science (with exposure to leading research scientists and cardiovascular clinicians) and aims to provide scientists and clinicians with an in-depth knowledge of the cardiovascular health and disease and how this can be applied to improve healthcare through basic research and clinical understanding. Students who wish to continue in the field of cardiovascular science or enter pharma industry, will obtain a very thorough background in cardiovascular research. UCL, UCLH, Institute of Ophthalmology, Great Ormond Street Hospital and the UCL Heart Hospital has world leaders in this field, and many of the proposed talks will be given by top ranking scientists/clinicians. Many of our students are doctors, allied health professionals or graduates in biomedical science who wish to pursue a life-long career in academic health research.

Topics available to study

  • Heart and Circulation Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Microvascular Biology
  • Animal Models of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Paediatric and Adult Cardiology
  • Fundamentals of Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Basic Statistics

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Honours degree in a scientific or medical discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, a medical degree. We also offer the MSc to 4th year medical students who want to do an  intercalated MSc. Find out more:

How to apply

Complete the online application form