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  Cardiovascular Health and Disease (Research)


The University of Manchester    Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Immerse yourself in the realm of cardiovascular research with our MSc in Cardiovascular Health and Disease. This research-focused master's programme offers a unique multidisciplinary training environment, ideal for aspiring researchers aiming to delve into cutting-edge cardiovascular science. Whether you aspire to pursue a PhD or seek to enhance your research skills before venturing into a biomedical career, this course equips you with specialist knowledge of the cardiovascular system, laboratory skills, and critical analysis abilities. Taught by renowned experts in the field, you will explore research topics such as cardiac arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, and heart failure mechanisms. With a strong emphasis on practical application, communication, and data analysis, this programme ensures you develop the essential skills for a successful research career. Entry requirements include an Upper Second honours degree in a relevant subject, with exceptions considered. Join us and unlock the door to a rewarding journey in cardiovascular sciences.

About the course

Our MSc Cardiovascular Health and Disease course is a research-focused master's course providing training in cutting-edge cardiovascular based research within a unique multidisciplinary training environment.

This course provides preparatory training for academic research and is ideal if you want to eventually progress on to a PhD and develop a research career, or if you wish to gain research skills within specialist areas before committing to a PhD. The course also provides a solid foundation for biomedical careers within the NHS or industry. This course is also highly suited to medical students who want to intercalate.

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Entry Requirements

We require an honours degree (at least an Upper Second) or international equivalent in an appropriate biological or medical subject.

We will consider candidates with a Lower Second in exceptional circumstances.

Intercalating students on the Manchester MBChB must have had satisfactory achievement in Years 1 to 3 or 4. For St Andrews students, this includes your three-year course plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester.

We also accept intercalating medical students from other UK universities, including home medical and international medical graduates who can demonstrate relevant experience and commitment to biomedical research.

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