Cardiac Physiology (Healthcare Science) at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Acquire the skills and expertise to detect and quantify cardiac and respiratory health problems in people of all ages and pathologies, in the rewarding field of cardiac physiology. Your three-year Cardiac Physiology (Healthcare Science) degree is challenging but rewarding and focuses on the detection and assessment of heart disease in a wide range of settings. The courseis divided equally between academic and clinical placement learning, giving you the skills to change lives through your specialist care. You will study cardiovascular, respiratory and sleep physiology in your first year, then specialise in cardiac physiology in your second and third years. You will learn how to use specialist diagnostic equipment and interpret clinical information to make key decisions. Our dedicated physiology team will be teaching and supporting you from day one right through to your final year. 100% of our graduates (2021) are employed in cardiac departments and working in the NHS. You will benefit from 2,000 hours of practice placements working as part of a multidisciplinary team. The BSc Cardiac Physiology degree can be studied over three years full-time or four years part-time. This is the three year, full-time option.

Modules

We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: Work-Based Training 1, An Introduction to Professional Practice (Level 4) Applied Healthcare Science Foundations of Healthcare Science Principles of Healthcare Science Scientific Basis of Cardiovascular/Respiratory Sleep Science (part 1) Scientific Basis of Cardiovascular/Respiratory Sleep Science (part 2) For a full list of the modules available, please visit the course page.

Assessment method

The learning activities for this course include the following: lectures, classes and tutorials, coursework, individual and group projects and independent learning (studying on your own).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP)

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B120
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Course not open to international applicants

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Recent relevant study must have been within 3 years GCSEs: Minimum of GCSE Maths and English Language (A*-C or 4-9). You may be required to attend a selection event. Satisfactory Occupational Health and Police checks are required. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/cardiac-physiology-degree-bsc#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7with a minimum of 6.5 in all components

Student Outcomes

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95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Cardiac Physiology (Healthcare Science) at University of Southampton - UCAS