The University of Leeds

Diseases of the heart and circulatory system are the leading cause of death globally, with the majority of these deaths occurring in low and middle-income countries. At Leeds, we are dedicated to improving the prognosis of cardiovascular disease through discovery science, clinical and health research.

Join our world leading institute working in cardiovascular and diabetes research to improve patient outcomes and develop your skills and knowledge. Contribute to impactful research and make a difference.

Our MSc provides a detailed understanding of cardiovascular health and disease at the levels of the heart, vasculature, blood and diabetes. Our expert academics will advance your knowledge of areas including:

  • Clinical simulation training
  • Advanced biomolecular technologies
  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Clinical trials research
  • bioinformatics

Whether you are a recent graduate, or a professional looking to advance your career, our course will prepare you for your next step in bioscience industries, the healthcare sector, academia, or research.

Make an impact

  • Learn in an internationally excellent cardiovascular and diabetes research and teaching community
  • Create a bespoke learning experience with optional modules that reflect your personal and professional interests
  • Work with leading cardiovascular researchers, clinicians and Healthcare Science Practitioners
  • Complete an extensive research project in an area of your choosing – whether science, clinical or health related
  • Develop the necessary skills for employment in industry, the NHS or areas of professional practice employment, careers in Academia or a higher research degree.
  • Learn from leading experts across the University with modules from Medicine and Health, Biological Sciences and the Business School

Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) , or equivalent (for example a pass in MBChB or recognised relevant professional qualifications), in a relevant scientific discipline which would normally be one of the biological sciences, medicine, healthcare sciences or relevant allied health degrees.

Closing Date

Midnight Sunday 22nd January 2023