Imperial College London

Course Introduction

This course provides an excellent background in biomedical research, and will integrate chemical, biological and physiological aspects in a unified approach. This course teaches a mechanistic approach to the problems encountered in molecular and cellular biomedical science. It also emphasises an investigative and empirical approach to the practical problems encountered in experimental and human biomedical science. Whichever stream you choose, the emphasis is on a research-orientated approach made up of both theoretical and practical elements. You will acquire an understanding of modern molecular and cell science in world class biomedical research laboratories through both theory and practical exposure. You will also demonstrate practical dexterity in both commonly employed and more advanced practical techniques. You will develop a background of biomedical research, covering all chemical, biological and physiological aspects. There is a focus on applying an investigative and empirical approach to some of the practical problems encountered in experimental and human biomedical sciences. You will also gain the theoretical and practical knowledge to prepare you for a career in a variety of biomedical environments. This stream provides you with the opportunity to undertake research training with experienced teaching staff in one of the world's leading biomedical research institutions. The Faculty are internationally respected scientists within research groups that are working at the cutting edge of biomedical science research. Our MRes in Biomedical Research is designed for students looking to pursue a career in biomedical research, whether in academia, industry or government. The overwhelming majority of graduates, who have wanted to continue on to PhD study, have done so. The course will equip you with the key skills needed to plan, conduct, publish and obtain funding for successful research.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £15,800 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £15,800 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £34,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree in an appropriate subject.
  • International entry requirements: Students must achieve the College requirement in the appropriate English language qualification: Standard IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all elements); Higher 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in all elements).