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What do Cardiologists do?

Cardiologists are considered specialists in clinical medicine. They diagnose and treat heart-related diseases and act as consultants to other physicians.

How to become: Cardiologists

You must complete a Bachelor of Science degree or, in Quebec, a college program in health science, and one year of pre-medicine university studies.

You must graduate from an approved medical school with training in your chosen area of specialization.

You must complete the certifying examinations of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and obtain a licence from the licensing authority in the province/territory where you'll work.

You also need to complete an additional period of supervised fieldwork/practical training or specialty residency program. The minimum residency program duration is four years and must be taken at a designated teaching hospital recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

You may also need to complete two additional years of subspecialty training.

Where to study for a career as: Cardiologists

The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

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Biotechnology Bachelor
Medicine - Provisional Entry for High School Graduates Bachelor
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University of New South Wales
Sydney, AU

Related Program(s):
Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine Bachelor; Honours
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University of Sussex
Brighton, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Medicine Bachelor
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King's College London
London, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Medicine Graduate/Professional Entry Programme (MBBS) Master; Honours
Medicine (MBBS) Master; Honours
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University of Central Lancashire
Preston, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) Bachelor
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Modified on December 15, 2023

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