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Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Cardiac physiologists work in a challenging and stimulating environment. They combine caring and analytical problem solving in order to provide excellent patient care and support.Our BSc Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) course focuses primarily on diagnosis and assessment of heart disease. The course integrates both academic and workplace learning.You'll benefit from our well-established network of high-quality placements, where you’ll receive clinical training from experienced cardiac professionals. Our students often describe their placements as the highlight of the course and the degree has an excellent employability record. 100% of our students pursuing a career in cardiac physiology were employed within six months of graduating.We have over 12 years’ experience of providing clinical physiology training and you'll be taught by experienced practising professionals. Being part of the School of Medicine links our academic expertise with world-leading research.On successful completion of the course, students are eligible to apply for registration with the Academy of Healthcare Science as a Practitioner.**Why choose Leeds?**- We are proud to be the only cardiac physiology course in the UK that sits within a School of Medicine.- Utilisation of 4-D computer technology for enhanced learning.- You will interact with patients from the Patient Carer Community (PCC) group to help prepare you for placement.- Clinical placements are undertaken within departments across the Yorkshire and Humber region.- You will develop your clinical skills through practical sessions in our dedicated cardiac physiology laboratories.- You will study specialist areas of interest undertaking a research project in your final year.- Based within the globally renowned Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, means that our students have access to leading researchers and can attend and participate in academic research seminars alongside practising cardiologists and senior medical researchers.- There are opportunities to present your research at conferences and in professional journals.- Careful timetabling means you can enjoy an extended summer break.Visit our Cardiac Physiology webpages for additional course information.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB

ABB including a science subject (biology, human biology, chemistry, maths and physics). Other science based subjects will be considered.We consider all A-level subjects for the remaining grades, except general studies or critical thinking.

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 35 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    179 74%

    22nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    9th

    7

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