Taught course

Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

Institution
King's College London · School of Life Course Sciences
Qualifications
MScMRes

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Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 first degree in a biological, molecular biological or biomedical sciences-related subject or an overseas equivalent.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Biomedical & Molecular Sciences Research MSc, MRes course is a multi- disciplinary programme that will provide you with superior practical skills and a firm theoretical grounding in a range of scientific fields.

Key benefits

  • Lectures delivered by experienced specialist researchers covering contemporary issues in Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Neuro Biology and Cardiovascular Sciences.
  • Interactive tutorials including, for example, a session on biosciences statistics and bioinformatics.
  • Each student can choose a number of expert led workshops focused on specialised technical skills and scientific approaches and methodologies relevant to Biomedical Sciences.
  • The course offers advanced practical experience and supervised training together with an in-depth research project within an active research group; projects are either six months (MSc) or nine months (MRes) in length.
  • Many students publish their results in top tier journals. Some examples can be viewed here.
  • This course offers a lead into a research career; in the past, approximately 40 per cent of graduates from this course have entered a PhD programme.
  • Our external examiner noted that ‘This course provides an ideal training for biomedical students hoping to pursue a career in research and sets a gold standard nationally in this area.’

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pg-healthadmissions@kcl.ac.uk