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Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare

Our degrees in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare are designed for people from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, including: healthcare scientists nurses physiotherapists advanced practitioners It will take you through a programme of learning to deepen your knowledge and skills in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare, enabling you to enhance your career in your chosen field. The multidisciplinary lecturers will draw on their clinical and research experience at national and international level to facilitate your learning. You will have the opportunity to discuss new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill-health and their impact on the delivery of person-centred healthcare. The course is flexible and modular, and available as a full- or part-time MSc, delivered over one or two years. It is delivered through a combination of face-to-face and distance learning.

Study programme

This course is made up of three progressional levels (PG Cert, PG Dip and MSc).
You can apply to any level in the first instance. Read more about how this works under 'Choosing your course' in the how to apply section.
The Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma are made up of core and optional taught modules.
The MSc is made up of the certificate, diploma and an extensive research project.
There are four study streams available. MSc students will receive a different award based upon the stream chosen and modules studied.

  • MSc Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare Cardiovascular Care stream
  • MSc Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare (Cardiovascular Care) Nursing stream
  • MSc Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare (Nursing) Respiratory Care stream
  • MSc Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare (Respiratory Care)


Please note : ACPICR does not endorse any courses and it is each individuals responsibilty to find out more about each course and whether it is suitable for your needs.

1 Sep 2019 Imperial College London Royal Brompton Campus