About this course
Clinical leaders of the future will require not just specialist knowledge but tools to implement such knowledge in the context of a changing healthcare environment that emphasises the evidence-base, clinical leadership, and change management.
This bespoke programme combines the theory and practice of cardiology with the skills and experience of service leadership and development, research, commissioning and communication and teaching in a course designed to achieve a mix of clinical and professional knowledge relevant to the practice of cardiology in contemporary healthcare.
This acclaimed nationally recognised programme, has recently been redesigned to meet the needs of:
- Doctors training in cardiology who wish to undertake advanced postgraduate education to Masters level as part of their preparation for certification;
- Trust grade and Specialty and Associate Specialist Doctors who wish to undertake advanced postgraduate education to Masters level to support the development a specialist interest in cardiology;
- Nurses, paramedical practitioners, cardiac technicians and pharmacists who wish to develop a specialist interest in cardiology;
- Overseas students who wish to undertake postgraduate education to Masters level.
- The programme is open to post-registration doctors and qualified practitioners in any profession allied to medicine; those with a first degree will have minimum of 2 years clinical practice; those without will have a minimum of 5 years post-qualification practice in cardiology. Students who do not hold a first degree will initially register for either a Postgraduate Certificate or a Postgraduate Diploma award.
- Applications are welcomed from International students with appropriate qualifications and experience.
- Applications will be made direct to Postgraduate Medicine, BSMS. Applicants will be interviewed. They will be expected to be aware of the latest trends and developments in cardiology, eg through reading appropriate journals.
- Claims for the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) will be considered to a maximum of 50% of the total credits permitted.
English Language Requirement:
- Students for whom English is not a first language must demonstrate an acceptable standard of comprehension and communication in the English Language (IELTS: minimum overall score of 7.0 and 7.0 for the writing element).