Sports Cardiology will equip you with first-hand experience of cardiovascular evaluation of elite athletes, cardiac screening of athletes, managing athletes with heart disease, cardiac rehabilitation and emergency response planning in sport arenas. In addition, you will gain experience in the diagnosis and management of inherited cardiac conditions and clinical genetics.

  1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

The maximum registration period for part-time students is 4 years

Please apply by 30 June 2020 for your best chance to secure a place on this course

  Open to: UK, EU/EEA and non-EU (International) citizens

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 course 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.

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"The ECB whole heartedly supports improved standards of training and education in the field of sports cardiology. Without the dissemination of this expertise it will not be possible for the international development of Pre-Participation medical screening standards. This MSc has the potential to drive these improvements internationally."

England and Wales Cricket Board

“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.” 

Rugby Football Union

“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 - English Institute of Sport

"Scientific Programme endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology."

European Association of Preventive Cardiology

"The MSc in Sports Cardiology at St George’s University is supported by The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK"

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK

"We are pleased to support any initiative that aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of those who participate in sport."

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  • Taught by world leading experts in Sports Cardiology
  • St George's has world-class research, clinical and teaching expertise
  • Campus is co-located with a leading teaching hospital
  • Institutional expertise in multi-professional education
  • St George’s scored 92% overall student satisfaction in Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2014
  • St George’s clinical research ranked 4th for impact 
  • St George's is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world according to the recent Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Tuition Fees*

2020 UK/EU Entry:

  • Full-time MSc: £13,250
  • Part-time MSc: £7,000 per annum
  • Full-time Postgraduate Diploma: £9,000
  • Part-time Postgraduate Diploma: £4,750 per annum
  • Full-time Postgraduate Certificate: £4,750
  • Part-time Postgraduate Certificate: £2,600 per annum
  • Module: £1,300

2020 Non-EU (international):

  • Full-time MSc: £21,500
  • Part-time MSc: £11,250 per annum
  • Full-time Postgraduate Diploma: £16,500
  • Part-time Postgraduate Diploma: £8,750 per annum
  • Full-time Postgraduate Certificate: £8,250
  • Part-time Postgraduate Certificate: £4,400 per annum

Module: £2,200

*Fees are reviewed annually


Funding Your Study

Students may be eligible for:
  • A Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,906. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • Alumni discount. If you're a former St George's student you can qualify for an additional 10% discount from this course. Learn more
  • A full fee postgraduate scholarship. Find out more information at scholarships

Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 May 2019 16:37