Research course

Surgical and Interventional Engineering

King's College London · School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences

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Entry requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with interest in multi-disciplinary research and training in a surgical and interventional engineering related domain (instrumentation technologies, and navigation technologies), and a 1st class or upper second degree in relevant engineering subjects such as mathematics, optics, computer science, artificial intelligence, physics, mechanical engineering, electronic and electrical engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London has launched an exciting PhD Programme in Surgical and Interventional Engineering. The Centre for Doctoral Training will train and nurture the next generation of surgical and interventional engineering scientists, researchers, innovators and industry leaders.

The new PhD student cohort will bring together the brightest minds across engineering specialties (e.g. biophotonics, machine learning, medical imaging, computer vision, mechatronics, data sciences, robotics, precision engineering, modelling, user experience and artificial intelligence) to address key challenges faced in the UK and globally by surgeons, interventional specialists and associated teams.

  • The programme benefits from a unique environment of a world-leading, research-focused university with facilities embedded within a top-rated teaching hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital
  • The programme has strong links with key medtech industry partners nurturing the clinical translation of the research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    42 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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