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 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.

There are seven pathways to this course: Biomedical Research; Cardiovascular Science, Technology and Medicine; Bacterial Pathogenesis and Infection; Personalised Healthcare; or Respiratory and Cardiovascular Science.

Fees and funding

UK students
For up-to-date information please visit out website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/studentfinance/tuitionfees

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