Taught course

Tissue Engineering and Innovation Technology

Institution
King's College London · Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in Life Sciences, Biomedical Materials, Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacology, Materials Science or related courses, Bioengineering & Biotechnology.

Applicants with a bachelor's (first) degree in subjects above with 2:2 honours who have a master's degree or evidence of research experience in related disciplines will be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will give you a deep understanding of one of the most significant and relevant areas of biomedical and translational research, including new therapeutic applications. You will develop scientific research skills in the field of tissue engineering that includes strategies to develop and evaluate biomaterials, cell-biomaterial interaction and imaging modalities.

The course is predominantly research-oriented and also includes journal club presentations and critical reviews with taught components providing comprehensive insights into stem cells, scaffolds for tissue engineering, cell material interaction and design strategies for future developments alongside exploration of state of the art research activities and techniques in the field.

Important for entrepreneurs, a unique module on innovation technology provides information on pathways to licensing and commercialisation of medical devices, covering regulatory requirements and processes, product design, IP and business/marketing requirements.

Students will undertake a laboratory-based research project, supervised by an academic member of staff, gaining insight into research methodologies and acquiring valuable laboratory experience. This research training and skills development will provide a firm foundation to pursue a PhD or a career in industry.

The key research project areas will include tissue engineering, biomaterials and stem cell approaches for tissue regeneration, new generation of metallo-pharmaceuticals, chemical biology, cell tracking and labelling methodologies and imaging.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@kcl.ac.uk