University of Bristol

Degree level: Postgraduate

Cardiovascular Perfusion (Distance Learning) (Taught)

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Course summary

The MSc in Cardiovascular Perfusion provides a high-quality, research-led education that will equip you with enhanced knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the current approaches and emerging research relating to cardiovascular medicine and perfusion science. Teaching and learning will include:

  • Advanced physiology and disease states of organs that are affected by cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).
  • Pathobiology, epidemiology and symptoms of cardiovascular diseases (coronary artery disease, heart and valve disease and paediatric heart disease) and their current treatments.
  • Clinical research methods including clinical trial design and management and quantitative statistics.
  • Principles and theories of currently used techniques in adult and paediatric perfusion science.
  • Key elements of a well-designed research project.
This programme is intended to provide advanced level knowledge and understanding of the field of clinical perfusion science culminating in the completion of a novel research project in this area.

Assessment method

How to apply

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students and accepts a wide range of qualifications for postgraduate study. If you study or have studied at a university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualifications, scholarships and education representatives in your country/region:

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or, exceptionally, a lower second-class honours degree) in a science or medicine-related subject. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4950 Year 1
Scotland £4950 Year 1
Wales £4950 Year 1
Channel Islands £4950 Year 1
EU £12000 Year 1
International £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year. For more information, please view the programme page on our website.
Cardiovascular Perfusion (Distance Learning) at University of Bristol - UCAS