Taught course

Medical Robotics and Image Guided Intervention

Imperial College London · Biosurgery and Surgical Technology

Entry requirements

The minimum qualification for admission is normally an Upper Second Class (2:1) Honours degree in a Science- or Engineering-based subject from an UK academic institution or a Master’s level degree in a similar subject or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Medical Robotics and Image-Guided Intervention are two technology-driven areas of medicine that have experienced tremendous growth and improvement over the last twenty years, partly driven by the surgical aim of progressively less invasive and harmful treatments.

This is a multidisciplinary field and is led by three internationally-known departments:

All teaching and research will take place in the leading facilities of the Hamlyn Centre.

Taught modules include a mixture of engineering and medical topics such as medical robotics and instrumentation, minimally invasive surgery, surgical imaging and optics, image guided intervention, perception and ergonomics.

You will spend nine months working on a cutting-edge research project.

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/ formal examinations25
Written coursework / continuous assessment5

Course contact details

Dr Daniel Elson