Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Frontiers in Human Health Summer School

St George's, University of London · Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
Level 6, 15 credits transcript

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have passed at least 1 degree-level biology module, and international students are required to have an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing).

Students without an IELTS score of 6.5 are welcome to attend the summers school and can take part in the examination, however they will not receive the module credits.

Months of entry


Course content

The Frontiers in Human Health summer school offers you the opportunity to explore past, present and future approaches to tackling some of the world’s major health challenges. Based here in London, you can connect with fellow students, teachers and researchers as you explore global health challenges and the research approaches used to address them. Fields covered include global health, infection and immunity, genomic medicine, cancer, translational medicine and population health.

With a strong emphasis on research-informed teaching, this four-week summer school will provide you with an opportunity to gain insight into multiple aspects of the research experience by learning face-to-face and first-hand from researchers and undertaking your own short laboratory research project.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Level 6, 15 credits transcript
    part time
    1 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations60
A visual poster with an accompanying short oral presentation40

Course contact details

Professional Education