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Course overview

The course was established in 2004 and is designed to meet the need for a postgraduate qualification in cardiovascular health and rehabilitation. It is characterised by its multidisciplinary approach, stressing the importance of evidence-based practice in ensuring
high standards of cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention.

Enquiries

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  • Parkgate Road Campus, Chester
Duration
1 Year

Why Study Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation with us?

The MSc is delivered by a team of leading edge academics and national/international leaders in cardiovascular health, including: cardiologists, nurses, physiotherapists, exercise scientists, dietitians, nutritionists, surgeons and public health specialists this enables graduates to leave with the most up-to-date level of knowledge.

The key features of our course are:

  • The course is aligned with the BACPR standards and core components
  • Opportunity for a placement in a cardiac rehabilitation unit at a local hospital
  • Choice of research project – either: individually led, work related or as part of a current University research programme

The course is highly flexible, allowing you to study full time or part time to suit your personal and work commitments. Flexibility is achieved through the delivery of modules over three-day blocks (see our Timetable 2018/19) followed by eight weeks of campus – or home-based learning. This allows students nationally and internationally to attend the course.

Parkgate Road Campus, Chester

Our historic Parkgate Road Campus in Chester has offered a wide range of courses since opening in 1839. It’s situated only a short walk from the lively city centre, and provides a friendly, secure and supportive environment in which to live and study.

Our on-campus facilities include a Learning Resource Centre, modern lecture theatres, open-access computer facilities, state-of-the-art science/skills/language laboratories, a range of catering outlets, the £2 million Chester Students’ Union centre and CSU bar/club, bookshop, chapel and faith space, cashpoint and launderette.

Because university life is not just about getting a degree, social and leisure activities are an important and long-established part of life at our Chester sites. On-campus sports facilities include a fully equipped sports hall, gym, swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, sprint track, floodlit 3G multi-use pitch and floodlit astroturf pitch.

Most of our student accommodation is also on or near campus. The campus also boasts an abundance of green space, and beautifully kept gardens, which provide you with an exciting environment in which to live and study.

 

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Postgraduate Admissions

Open Days 2018

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it's really like to study at the University of Chester.

Warrington Date

  • Saturday 20th October

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 13th October (Maternal and Women’s Reproductive Health)
  • Saturday 27th October (Faculty of Education and Children’s Services)
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