Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare
  • Postgraduate taught
  • MSc

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare

Deepen your knowledge in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare and develop skills towards your chosen career field.

  • Postgraduate taught
  • PG Cert

Postgraduate Certificate

Deepen your knowledge in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare and develop skills towards your chosen career field.

  • Postgraduate taught
  • PG Dip

Postgraduate Diploma

Deepen your knowledge in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare and develop skills towards your chosen career field.

Deepen your knowledge in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare and develop skills towards your chosen career field

Explore the impact of new technologies in relation to the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill-health

Benefit from a flexible learning approach with full-time or part-time study modes

How would you like to study?

Study option:

Course key facts

  • Qualification

    • MSc

  • Duration

    1 year, 2 years

  • Start date

    October 2023

  • Study mode

    Full-time, Part-time

  • Fees

    • £14,050 Home

    • £40,800 Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • Royal Brompton

Minimum entry standard 2023

  • 2:1 in a relevant medical, biomedical or healthcare subject

View full entry requirements
  • Qualification

    • PG Cert

  • Duration

    9 months

  • Start date

    October 2023

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • Fees

    • £7,025 Home

    • £20,400 Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • Royal Brompton

Minimum entry standard 2023

  • 2:1 in a relevant medical, biomedical or healthcare subject

View full entry requirements
  • Qualification

    • PG Dip

  • Duration

    9 months

  • Start date

    October 2023

  • Study mode

    Full-time, Part-time

  • Fees

    • £11,240 Home

    • £32,640 Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • Royal Brompton

Minimum entry standard 2023

  • 2:1 in a relevant medical, biomedical or healthcare subject

View full entry requirements

Study option:

Course overview

Further your knowledge of cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare on this Master's course. 

Designed to suit people from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, this course will enable you to enhance your career in your chosen field.

You’ll receive academic and research training in a wide range of aspects associated with the clinical management of cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare.

You'll also discuss new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill health, and examine their impact on the delivery of person-centred healthcare.

This flexible programme adopts a blended format of delivery that includes face-to-face and online teaching, live webinars, and virtual learning and self-study tools.

The Master's course also provides you with an opportunity to carry out a substantial programme of original research.

You'll apply laboratory and clinical techniques in cardiovascular and / or respiratory healthcare settings, and disseminate your own research on an extensive project.

Further your knowledge of cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare on this course, which leads to a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert).

Designed to suit people from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, the programme of study will enable you to enhance your career in your chosen field.

You'll receive academic and research training in a wide range of aspects associated with the clinical management of cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare.

You'll also discuss new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill health, and examine their impact on the delivery of person-centred healthcare.

This flexible programme adopts a blended format of delivery that includes face-to-face and online teaching, live webinars, and virtual learning and self-study tools.

Further your knowledge of cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare on this course, which leads to a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip).

Designed to suit people from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, the programme of study will enable you to enhance your career in your chosen field.

You'll receive academic and research training in a wide range of aspects associated with the clinical management of cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare.

You'll also discuss new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill health, and examine their impact on the delivery of person-centred healthcare.

The diploma explores real-world scenarios, providing you with opportunities to reflect on complex decisions within clinical contexts

You'll learn how to justify patient management options for selected instances of cardiovascular and/or respiratory healthcare.

This flexible programme adopts a blended format of delivery that includes face-to-face and online teaching, live webinars, and virtual learning and self-study tools.

Find out more about studying Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare at Imperial

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Structure

This page is updated regularly to reflect the latest version of the curriculum. However, this information is subject to change.

Find out more about potential course changes.

You’ll study the following core modules.

Core modules

You’ll study three optional modules from the list provided. 

Optional modules

You'll complete an extensive research project related to the course content.

You can choose between clinical dry-lab and wet-lab projects, depending on your interests and career aspirations.

You'll join a world-leading research group and will be supervised by academic supervisors. 

Your work will be assessed by a 10,000-word written project report and two oral presentation.

You’ll study the following core module.

Core modules

You’ll study two optional modules from the list provided.

Optional modules

You’ll study the following core modules.

Core modules

You’ll study three optional modules from the list provided. 

Optional modules

Study option:

Teaching and assessment

Balance of teaching and learning

Key

  • Lectures, seminars and workshops
  • Research project and independent study

  • 10% Lectures, seminars and workshops
  • 90% Research project and independent study

Teaching and learning methods

  • Blended learning
  • Case-based learning
  • Blackboard virtual learning environment
    Virtual learning environment
  • Journal clubs
  • Person at lectern giving speech
    Lectures
  • A person studying independently
    Reflection on clinical practice
  • Person giving seminar
    Seminars
  • Small group teaching
  • Four students sitting in a tutorial
    Tutorials

Assessment methods

  • Assessed journal club
  • Oral presentations
  • Practical examination
  • Research project thesis and oral presentation
  • Written case study reports

Balance of teaching and learning

Key

  • Lectures, seminars and workshops
  • Research project and independent study

  • 10% Lectures, seminars and workshops
  • 90% Research project and independent study

Teaching and learning methods

  • Blended learning
  • Case-based learning
  • Blackboard virtual learning environment
    Virtual learning environment
  • Journal clubs
  • Person at lectern giving speech
    Lectures
  • A person studying independently
    Reflection on clinical practice
  • Person giving seminar
    Seminars
  • Small group teaching
  • Four students sitting in a tutorial
    Tutorials

Assessment methods

  • Assessed journal club
  • Oral presentations
  • Practical examination
  • Written case study reports
  • A person completing a written exam
    Written examination

Balance of teaching and learning

Key

  • Lectures, seminars and workshops
  • Research project and independent study

  • 10% Lectures, seminars and workshops
  • 90% Research project and independent study

Teaching and learning methods

  • Blended learning
  • Case-based learning
  • Blackboard virtual learning environment
    Virtual learning environment
  • Journal clubs
  • Person at lectern giving speech
    Lectures
  • A person studying independently
    Reflection on clinical practice
  • Person giving seminar
    Seminars
  • Small group teaching
  • Four students sitting in a tutorial
    Tutorials

Assessment methods

  • Assessed journal club
  • Oral presentations
  • Practical examination
  • Written case study reports
  • A person completing a written exam
    Written examination

Study option:

Entry requirements

We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.

Study option:

How to apply

Apply online

You can submit one application form per year of entry. You can choose up to two courses.

Tuition fees

Home fee

MSc

£14,050
Top-up fee - £2,810

PG Dip

£11,240
Top-up fee - £4,215

PG Cert

£7,025

Overseas fee

MSc

£40,800
Top-up fee - £8,160

PG Dip

£32,640
Top-up fee - £12,240

PG Cert

£20,400

Your future career

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Gain transferable skills needed to pursue a range of careers within a clinical setting.

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Our graduates often pursue further study in master's programs or doctoral research.

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With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.

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Graduates from this course often work in a variety of fields, including healthcare science, nursing, physiotherapy, and advanced practice.

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This could involve setting up clinical services or working in academia, beginning with PhD enrolment.

Terms and conditions

There are some important pieces of information you should be aware of when applying to Imperial. These include key information about your tuition fees, funding, visas, accommodation and more.

Read our terms and conditions

You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.

Programme specifications