Sports Cardiology will equip you with first-hand experience of cardiac screening of athletes, cardiovascular evaluation of elite athletes, managing athletes with heart disease and emergency response planning in sport arenas.
|1 year full-time, 2 years part-time|
|UK and EU application deadline: 1 September 2016
Non-EU (international) application deadline: 14 August 2016
|Open to: UK, EU/EEA and non-EU (International) citizens|
|Apply directly to St George's|
Sports cardiology is a new but rapidly evolving subspecialty in cardiology. The Sports Cardiology Unit at St George’s NHS Foundation Trust is run by world-leading experts in this rapidly advancing area of medicine. This unique programme addresses the increasing demand for individuals with an in-depth knowledge of this discipline. The programme is delivered in collaboration with an internationally renowned consortium, giving you access to expertise limited to only a few centres around the world. The active involvement of key figures from sporting organisations facilitates innovative educational projects, enhancing your practical experience and cultivating your leadership skills.
The programme offers access to state of the art equipment, cutting-edge research and top-level athletes. You will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive range of expertise in Sports Cardiology and cement your practical skills for the evaluation of athletes of different demographics and sporting disciplines, as well as healthy sedentary young individuals and patients with heart disease.
|“The Rugby Football Union are committed to safeguarding the health of our players and are proud to support this innovative MSc in Sports Cardiology which will train physicians and allied health professionals in this important area.”|
|“This is a pioneering MSc which will support the health of our athletes by equipping physicians and allied health professionals with the knowledge and skills to identify quiescent heart disease and reduce the risk of sudden death.” - Dr Rod Jaques, Director of Medical Services|
|"Scientific Programme endorsed by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology."|
|"The MSc in Sports Cardiology at St George’s University is supported by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK"|
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"We are pleased to support any initiative that aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of those who participate in sport."
2016 UK/EU Entry:
2016 Non-EU (international):
*Fees are reviewed annually
Funding Your Study
Students may be eligible for either a Postgraduate Loan or a Career Development Loan:
Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 July 2016 10:06