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Cardiovascular Research MSc

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The Cardiovascular Research MSc offers an advanced theoretical and practical foundation in cardiovascular research. You will be taught by academic and clinical specialists who actively research the mechanisms that underlie human cardiovascular disease. This course is designed for biomedical science and medically qualified graduates who wish to pursue further academic studies or employment in a research environment.

Key benefits

  • Research-led study programme that is hosted within a leading BHF funded cardiovascular Centre of Research Excellence.
  • Lectures delivered by experienced multi- disciplinary researchers on contemporary issues.
  • A highly successful study course that offers entry into a research careers, with two-thirds of graduates progressing to a PhD, MD or specialist cardiology training.

The MSc was a great choice. I gained insight into the Cardiovascular system, the research techniques used in this field and, most importantly, gained a critical insight into the issues faced by researchers. I experienced amazing teaching on this course with well-chosen and organised modules

Prathish, Cardiovascular Research MSc

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Employability

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.

Here at King’s, we offer a BHF PhD programme in Cardiovascular Science. While places are very limited, it’s a natural progression if you’re working towards a research role in academia or industry.

If you’re more interested in the practical clinical aspect, many of our students use the course to boost their knowledge in the subject during their career journey to specialist training. Of course, it’s a competitive field, but the skills and contacts you’ll develop at King’s will be useful throughout your career.

PhD, laboratory-based research career in academia or industry, other science-related careers. Medical graduates often subsequently pursue a specialism in cardiology. 

 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Medical Writing
  • Fundraising at the British Heart Foundation

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Employability

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.

Here at King’s, we offer a BHF PhD programme in Cardiovascular Science. While places are very limited, it’s a natural progression if you’re working towards a research role in academia or industry.

If you’re more interested in the practical clinical aspect, many of our students use the course to boost their knowledge in the subject during their career journey to specialist training. Of course, it’s a competitive field, but the skills and contacts you’ll develop at King’s will be useful throughout your career.

PhD, laboratory-based research career in academia or industry, other science-related careers. Medical graduates often subsequently pursue a specialism in cardiology. 

 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Medical Writing
  • Fundraising at the British Heart Foundation

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