University of Hertfordshire: Cardiology and Stroke

InstitutionUniversity of Hertfordshire
Department Postgraduate Medicine
Telephone 01707 284800
Study type Taught


Why MSc Cardiology and Stroke at the University of Hertfordshire?

  • Employment prospects: Graduates have secured promotions from junior doctor and nursing roles to working in senior posts across Cardiology and Stroke departments. A&E doctors have for example progressed into the specialist area of cardiology or stroke units working within the NHS.

  • Industry-focused content: This course has been written in response to national initiatives and trends, for example, specialist Stroke and Heart Attack centres are opening nationally.  

  • Industry connections: Benefit from our strong relationships with Imperial College, West Herts Hospital, QE2, and local NHS Trusts who have experts lecture on this programme.

The MSc Cardiology and Stroke programme is lead by a medical lead for cardiology and stroke medicine who are both senior doctors and offers the opportunity to study all aspects of clinical cardiology including expert assessment and management of a range of cardiac conditions, cardiac interventions, interpretation and practical skills. Stroke content includes hyperacute stroke, thrombolysis, interpretation of CT and MRI, TIA management, maximising stroke care, rehabilitation and long term The programme can be regarded as vital training for the early stages of cardiology or stroke specialist training with clear learning objectives.


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