Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Cardiorespiratory Nursing

This course is designed to provide up to date knowledge and identify the evidence upon which to base both current and future practice.

Entry requirements

A UK degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent and professional nursing registration (registered general nurse or registered sick children�s nurse) and minimum 2 years' experience in cardio-respiratory nursing; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Cardiac and respiratory specialist practice (including caring for the patient with heart failure or cystic fibrosis); physical assessment; resuscitation; policy and practice; applied healthcare research (both qualitative and quantitative); evidence-based health care; healthcare ethics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of written work; examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 4,750 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 14,550 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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