St George's, University of London
Key Course Facts
Sports cardiology is a rapidly evolving subspecialty in cardiology. The Sports Cardiology Unit at St George’s NHS Foundation Trust is the first accredited centre in Sports Cardiology run by world-leading experts. This unique course addresses the increasing demand for individuals with in-depth knowledge of this discipline. The course is delivered in collaboration with an internationally renowned consortium, giving you access to expertise limited to only a few centres around the world. The active involvement of key figures from sporting organisations facilitates innovative educational projects, enhancing your practical experience and cultivating your leadership skills.
The course offers access to state-of-the-art equipment, cutting-edge research and top-level athletes. You will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive range of expertise in sports cardiology and cement your practical skills for the evaluation of athletes of different demographics and sporting disciplines, as well as healthy sedentary young individuals and patients with heart disease.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
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You should have or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a second class degree (2:2) in a life science subject. For healthcare graduates, a pass is required. All degrees must be awarded before 1st August on the year of entry for September start. It is highly desirable for applicants to have practical experience in a healthcare role. Please note, we require all students to have a basic competency with the interpretation of the 12-lead ECG. For individuals who do not have experience of ECG interpretation, cannot provide evidence, or wish to refresh their ECG skills, an ECG course offered by St George’s will be available close to the commencement of the course. We may invite you to interview if we are unable to make a decision directly from your application.
Tuition Fees Sports Cardiology MSc
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About St George's, University of London
Founded in 1733, St George’s, University of London (SGUL), is located on the outskirts of London, between Wimbledon and Streatham. St George's specialises in Medicine and other Health-related careers including, but are not limited to, Clinical Pharmacology, and Physician Associate Studies. Applicants can expect to receive hands-on experience in the NHS from early on in their programs, ensuring a wealth of learning opportunities.
Student composition of St George's, University of London
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Heart Failure MSc||St George's, University of London||-||-||-||£7250||£11500||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Sports Cardiology MSc||St George's, University of London||-||-||-||£13750||£22000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Cardiology MSc (PG)||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£9200||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Cardiology PgDip||Brighton and Sussex Medical School||-||-||-||£6168||£12336||-||Brighton||On campus Full-time|
|Translational Cardiovascular Medicine MSc||University of Bristol||-||-||-||£4700||-||-||Bristol||On campus Part-time|
|Cardiovascular Sciences PhD||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Cardiovascular Sciences MSc (Res)||University of Birmingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Birmingham||On campus Part-time|
|Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes||Newcastle University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Cardiology and Stroke MSc||University of Hertfordshire||-||-||-||-||-||-||Hatfield||On campus Full-time|
|Cardiovascular Sciences MD||University of Leicester||-||-||-||-||-||-||Leicester||On campus Part-time|