M.Sc. Cardiovascular Biology

The University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh , United Kingdom
The aim of the Cardiovascular Biology course is to give you a broad-based training in biomedical research, with a focus on cardiovascular science. This includes an introduction to cardiovascular development, the development of cardiovascular disease, organ function and dysfunction, and the cardiovascular system in reproduction and inflammation.

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The aim of this programme is to give you a broad-based training in biomedical research, with a focus on cardiovascular science. This includes an introduction to cardiovascular development, the development of cardiovascular disease, organ function and dysfunction, and the cardiovascular system in reproduction and inflammation.

You will gain an integrated view of the physiology and pathology of cardiovascular system from both basic and clinical scientists.

Career opportunities

This is the ideal programme for high-calibre students who wish to progress to a PhD in cardiovascular science.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline July 31
Tuition fee
  • GBP 20550 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 6350 Year (EEA)
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

You will attend research seminars and tutorials by senior clinicians and basic scientists, and conduct research projects in our internationally renowned laboratories in the Centre for Cardiovascular Science.

You will also deliver research-orientated presentations and gain skills in critical reading of scientific literature and in the writing of scientific reports.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant biological discipline, or a medical/ veterinary qualification.

You must also have been formally interviewed by the School you wish to enter. Applicants can be interviewed by video-conferencing or Skype.

Supporting documentation must be uploaded together with your application. You should have all this documentation ready before you start the process. If you do not upload these documents, this will delay the application process.

Please note when completing the online application form you are not required to complete a Research Proposal. You will select your first research project at the beginning of the programme (please ignore any automatically generated emails requesting this information from you during the application process).

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.

IELTS minimum score

  • IELTS Academic module: 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each section)

Other accepted tests and scores

  • TOEFL-iBT: 92 (with at least 20 in all sections)
  • PTE: 61 (with no score lower than 56 in each of the 'Communicative Skills' sections - 'Enabling Skills' section scores are not considered)
  • CPE: Grade B; CAE: Grade A

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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