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
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:
- Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine and Intensive Care (run by Department of Surgery and Cancer) – Chelsea and Westminster Campus
- Bacterial Pathogenesis and Infection (run by Department of Medicine) – South Kensington Campus
- Data Science (run by Department of Surgery and Cancer) – South Kensington Campus
- Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases (run by School of Public Health) – St Mary's Campus
- Microbiome in Health and Disease (run by Centre for Digestive and Gut Health and the Department of Surgery and Cancer) – South Kensington Campus
- Molecular Basis of Human Disease (run by Department of Medicine) – South Kensington Campus
- Respiratory and Cardiovascular Science (run by National Heart and Lung Institute) – Royal Brompton Campus
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
We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students to support you through your studies. Try our scholarships search tool to see what you might be eligible for.
For more information on the Postgraduate Master's Loan scheme and other funding opportunities that are available, please visit our Fees and Funding website.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||10|
|Dissertation||90 (8000 words)|
Course contact details
- Prof. Nigel Gooderham