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Cardiovascular Diseases

This module will complement the module on heart and vasculature which deals with the normal physiology of the heart, by dealing with the pathology associated with heart disease.

Module code: CARD0004

UCL credits: 0.5

Module organiser: Dr Ann Walker

Learning objectives

· To cover the broad spectrum of heart disease at a BSc level.

· Apply these concepts to the pathology of many of the major problems associated with cardiovascular disease.

· To understand the basis of treatment/potential future therapeutic approaches for heart disease

· To conduct independent research of the literature

· To critically assess selected topics in cardiology

To give clear, structured presentations, both written and oral of their literature research findings.

Assessment

Essay (3000 words)100%