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Cardiology ST4 Competition Ratios

The competition ratio for Cardiology ST4 training posts in 2023 was 3.09:1. 433 applications were made for 140 posts. This is an increase of 21 applications (5.1%) compared to 2022, when 412 applications were made. The number of posts was 7.7% higher in 2023 compared to 2022 when 130 posts were available.

Cardiology became a ST4 option in 2022, previously available as an ST3 option. ST3 data has been included in the table to aid comparison.

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This data has been taken from the reports available on NHS England’s Medical Specialty Training website (https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/). Data is presented here in a single table to make it easier to sort, filter and make comparisons across specialties, etc.

Competition for other specialties can be found on the main competition ratios page.

You can also view competition data for all specialties by year: 2023 competition ratios,  2022 competition ratios, 2021 competition ratios or training level: CT1/ST1 posts, ST3 posts and ST4 posts.

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