University of Bristol
Translational Cardiovascular Medicine MSc
University of Bristol

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

This programme aims to develop your interest in translational cardiovascular research and medicine, and equip you with an enhanced knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the current approaches and emerging research in this area. The programme, which is delivered by clinicians and scientists, provides a firm theoretical grounding in the basic scientific principles and clinical applications of translational cardiovascular medicine, and will help you develop essential skills and prepare for employment or a further higher degree in this field. In addition, you will be introduced to key practical techniques employed in this area.

The programme is designed to appeal to a wide range of students, including biomedical scientists, allied health professionals and clinicians. You have the option to study by distance learning or on campus. For distance learning students, two-week residential workshops will be held in Bristol, comprising lectures, tutorials and seminars as well as journal clubs, practical sessions, visits to clinical sessions and assessments. Campus-based students will attend lectures, tutorials, seminars, journal clubs, visits to clinical sessions, tutorials and practicals in Bristol. Each unit will comprise tutorials and lectures plus essays and assessments.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees Law, Econ, Medicine, English
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Law, Econ, Medicine, English

We welcome students from all over the world. We currently have students from more than 120 countries studying here at Bristol. Having a diverse cultural community provides a stimulating environment for both teaching and learning, for more information plea

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Translational Cardiovascular Medicine, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

An upper second-class (or, exceptionally, a lower second-class) honours degree in a science or medicine-related subject.


Tuition Fees Translational Cardiovascular Medicine MSc

EU £22800 year 1
England UK £9400 year 1
Northern Ireland £9400 year 1
Scotland £9400 year 1
Wales £9400 year 1
International £22800 year 1
Channel Islands £9400 year 1

Additional fee information

Bench fee: £2,000 for the optional lab-based project

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
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 University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is a traditional red brick research university located in Bristol, England. This university does not have a campus that it designates as its main campus, but instead has a group of buildings in the city centre which is referred to as the “University precinct”. With six different faculties and 29 distinct schools, there is sure to be something of interest for almost any student at Bristol.

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Where is this programme taught

Clifton Campus
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