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.

  1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

UK/EU application deadline: 31 July 2018

Non-UK/EU (International) application deadline: 16 July 2018

  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 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.

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“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*

2018 UK/EU Entry:

  • Full-time MSc: £12,500
  • Part-time MSc: £6,500 per annum
  • Full-time Postgraduate Diploma: £8,500
  • Part-time Postgraduate Diploma: £4,300
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £4,300
  • Module: £1,200

2018 Non-EU (international):

  • Full-time MSc: £23,700
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £15,700
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £7,800
  • Module: £2,100

*Fees are reviewed annually


Funding Your Study

Students may be eligible for:
  • A Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,280. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • A Career Development Loan, for more information visit
  • 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: Wednesday, 11 April 2018 14:37