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University of Chester

Cardiovascular Disease

Parkgate Road Campus
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Rank: 88 (UKEAS)

Location: Parkgate Road Campus

Website: www1.chester.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months


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Description

University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Learn the necessary skills to function in a modern biomedical/clinical environment specialising in cardiology, and will be relevant to researchers, day-to-day NHS hospital practice and general practice. You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice.Why Study Cardiovascular Disease with us?The incidence of cardiovascular disease has been increasing worldwide. You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice.The course culminates in the Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of two publishable scientific articles. Our aim will be to develop these to publication with you if suitable. The content of the course is mapped to The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board Speciality Training Curriculum for Cardiology.If biomedical or clinical research is your interest, successful completion of the MSc will allow you to directly register onto PhD study and join our team of researchers at the Institute of Medicine.How will I be taught?Our course consists of taught modules and a Research Dissertation. We deliver taught modules as three-day intensive courses to facilitate attendance from students in employment. Weekly support sessions and journal club supplement learning all held in our modern facilities in Bache Hall on the Countess of Chester Hospital Campus. The total number of contact hours for the whole course are 360 hours, out of a total study time of 1,800 hours.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours (e.g. in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dietetics, Human Biology) or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills. Applications are invited from: - junior doctors - NHS staff - international students with appropriate qualifications - international doctors or healthcare professionals - those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Biomedical Science, Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 5.5 in any band)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for University of Chester.

About this university

International students

There are an average of 130 countries represented among the student body at Chester and there are country specific information portals on the website to begin the process of applying to one of its courses. There is also help and advice on hand to assist those from outside the UK in adapting to their new home, ranging from immigration and visas advice to financial guidance, help with finding part time work and accommodation assistance. Chester Student's Union is at the heart of extracurricular activities as well as supporting and representing the student body. The union operates a bar on the main campus as well as another in Warrington and three shops. There are also some 75 clubs and societies to get involves with. The sports clubs take part in the British Universities and Colleges Sports leagues as well as inter-campus competitions called Varsity. Away from sports, there are many interest based societies, arts and performance groups and even student media such as the radio station, known as Cat Radio, broadcasting daily from the Warrington campus.

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