Course Overview

The Masters in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine will be attractive to clinical doctors with minimum of one year 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.

Scholarships available
Find out about our Postgraduate Scholarships here.

Applications and Selections

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

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 minimum one year’s postgraduate experience.

Additional Requirements


1 year, full-time

Next start date

September 2021

A Level Grades ()

Average intake


QQI/FET FETAC Entry Routes

Closing Date

 Please view the offer rounds website.

NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting



Course code


Course Outline

The programme will be delivered in collaboration with PCR ( Course modules cover coronary artery disease (CAD), CAD Treatments, structural heart disease, vascular intervention and medical device innovation.

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

After successful completion of the masters 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.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes


Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€9,550 p.a. 2021/22

Fees: Tuition

€9,326 p.a. 2021/22

Fees: Student levy

€224 p.a. 2021/22

Fees: Non EU

€19,100 p.a. 2021/22

Find out More

Programme Directors:
Dr Faisal Sharif & Professor William Wyns

Programme Lead:

Dr Haroon Zafar
T: +353 91 493 229


  • Postgraduate Taught Prospectus 2021

    Postgraduate Taught Prospectus 2021 PDF (11.3MB)