This international Master's programme focuses on frontline knowledge in the field of experimental cardiovascular medicine. The programme is organised as a two-year problem-based learning (PBL) study programme and is coordinated by the Cardiovascular Research Centre at Örebro University in close cooperation with other research groups in Europe.

The programme is concerned with the understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms related to the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases. In focus are new pharmacological and interventional therapies for future treatments of cardiovascular diseases. The goals are that the students shall acquire in-depth theoretical knowledge and excellent methodological skills including in vivo and in vitro models used to study cardiovascular disease. Part of the programme is linked with two other Master's programmes, each supported by the three strong research environments in medicine at Örebro University. The joint courses will provide a broader insight into general aspects influencing public health in society today as well as research methodology and design. All courses are taught in English.

Specific entry requirements

Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Laboratory Science, Master of Science in Medicine, or Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine. Alternatively a first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 credits of which at least 90 credits are for specialised study in one of the main fields of study biomedicine, biomedical laboratory science, biology or medicine. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Qualifications (degree awarded)

Degree of Master of Arts/Science [120 credits]


This Master´s programme will prepare students for research career at universities and pharmaceutical, biomedical, biotechnical and health care industries.

Additional information

The application period is open from October 16th, 2017 - January 15th, 2018.

Cost & Fees

First installment: 72060 SEK, Total fee: 288240 SEK

If you have citizenship in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

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