Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
The Master's in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine will be attractive to clinical doctors with a minimum of one year of postgraduate experience, who are interested in furthering their careers in interventional medicine. In addition, the course will be highly attractive to biomedical engineers in the research and development sector of the medical device industry. The programme will be delivered in collaboration with PCR (www.pcronline.com). Core modules cover coronary artery disease (CAD), CAD treatments, structural heart disease, vascular intervention and medical device innovation.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants will be expected to possess a good quality undergraduate degree (at least an upper Second Class Honours standard 2.1 academic qualification).
The medical graduates/doctors applying will require a minimum of one year's postgraduate experience.
WHEN TO APPLY:
NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
1 year, full-time.
Post Course Info
After successful completion of the master's programme, graduates will have a better understanding of the field of interventional medicine. Career opportunities will be enhanced depending on students' interest and background. Physicians are expected to obtain easier access to training programs in cardiology or interventional fellowship. Engineers can apply for better positions within the medtech sector.
The master's qualification will increase chances to be selected for PhD programmes.