Taught course

Molecular Biophysics

King's College London · Department of Biochemistry

Entry requirements

Minimum good 2:1 first degree in physics, chemistry or biomedical science degree (with a substantial biophysics or biophysical chemistry component) or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed for outstanding graduates in the physical sciences (physics, chemistry, engineering and mathematics) who want to apply their knowledge to biological problems at research level. Through taught modules in biophysics and molecular biology, bioinformatics options and an extensive research project, the MRes provides excellent preparation for a PhD degree in biophysics. Equally, it provides a robust foundation for high level entry into industry where biophysics has applications ranging from drug formulation and delivery, structure-based drug discovery, and the development of medical and scientific imaging techniques.

Information for international students

For those students whose first language is not English, please view our English language requirements. http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/lang.html

Fees and funding

Students are mostly self-funded, though five MRC Studentships are available providing funding for tuition fees and a stipend. All UK and selected EU applicants who meet the MRC's eligibility requirements for these studentships will automatically be considered for these awards following the application closing date.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Centre
+44 (0)20 7848 8393