Taught course

Biomedical Research

Imperial College London · Biomolecular Medicine

Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a first degree in an appropriate science subject. Candidates are expected to hold a good first degree (upper second class or better) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification if obtained outside the UK.

Months of entry


Course content

This one-year full-time course provides a broad training to prepare students for a career in biomedical research.

The main biomedical research stream is run by the Department of Surgery and Cancer. You can also focus on a specialist area of biomedical research by choosing one of our specialist streams. The campus where teaching is normally (but not exclusively) carried out for each stream is listed below:

The emphasis is on a research-orientated approach and comprises both theoretical and practical elements.

You will acquire an understanding of modern molecular and cell science in world-class biomedical research laboratories through both theory and practical exposure, and will demonstrate practical dexterity in both commonly employed and more advanced practical techniques.

Fees and funding

UK students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation90 (8000 words)

Course contact details

Prof. Nigel Gooderham