MSc Translational Cardiovascular Medicine

Training and inspiring the translational cardiovascular medicine researchers of the future

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.

Internationally-recognised expert teachers

This course is notable for the number of internationally-recognised teachers, all of whom are experts in their fields. I certainly recommend the course to our trainees; it would be a valuable portfolio achievement for anyone keen to progress in both clinical and academic scientific directions.

Alan J Bryan DM FRCS (CTh), Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Bristol Heart Institute

Programme structure

The programme is arranged around seven taught units and a research project.

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Fees and funding

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What our students say

My ultimate goal is to work in the medical profession in the UK and I think that this MSc will stand me in good stead for that.

Salma Abdolgader, 2013/14

I would definitely recommend the programme to others; the workload is challenging but fulfilling, and it has limitless applications.

Sam Newman, 2013/14

Clinical application

The Bristol Heart Institute is the ideal place for anybody who wants to pursue an MSc in translational medicine. The opportunity to be involved with basic science, hand-in-hand with clinicians, is unique.

Professor Gianni Angelini, Professor of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bristol

Any perfusionist with aspirations to enhance their career prospects should give this course serious consideration.

Richard Downes, Principal Perfusionist, Bristol Heart Institute/Bristol Royal Hospital for Children


Professor Sarah Jane George, Programme Director
Phone: +44 (0) 117 342 3154