Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology)

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Course summary

Overview The role of the healthcare scientist sits at the forefront of the medical profession, making a vital difference to the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. This course is for aspiring cardiac physiologists looking to gain an expert understanding of the heart and how it functions to provide treatment to patients with known or suspected heart disease. Why study BSc Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) at Middlesex University? This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to work as a professional healthcare scientist. Cardiac physiologists carry out diagnostic, monitoring, analytical and interventional procedures for patients from new born babies to the elderly, with known or suspected heart disease. Procedures in cardiac science include: echocardiography - using ultrasound to image the heart to aid diagnosis; pacemaker implantation and follow up – taking measurements and programming pacemaker devices; and exercise stress testing - monitoring blood vessels supplying the heart; electrocardiograms (ECGs); and blood pressure measurement. Our specialist degree will equip you with the expertise and confidence to execute specialist cardiac science procedures. Developed in response to the Department of Health's Modernising Scientific Careers programme (aimed at training expert NHS Healthcare Scientists), this course will enable you to provide the highest standard of patient-centred care. Course highlights You will benefit from 50 weeks on placement within NHS cardiac physiology departments - our excellent relationships with local NHS Trusts ensure you have access to placements in some of London's most prestigious healthcare institutions Our lecturers are experts in their field: active researchers and practitioners, they teach leading research from the frontline of clinical practice You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in our specialist science building and gain expert understanding of the latest scientific equipment Our course is based on the latest Department of Health curriculum and has been accredited by Health Education England. As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Healthcare Science (30 credits) - Compulsory Healthcare Science 2 (15 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Physiological Sciences 1 (15 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Physiological Sciences 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions (30 credits) - Compulsory Cardiovascular Science (45 credits) - Compulsory Medical Instrumentation and Imaging (15 credits) - Compulsory Research Methods and Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Applied Cardiovascular Science Pacing and Cardiac Catherisation 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory Applied Cardiovascular Science Provocative Electrocardiography 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
B702
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/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 Writing and 6.0 in each other component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

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63%
Student satisfaction
40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
70%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) at Middlesex University - UCAS