King's College London

Course Introduction

This course will provide you with superior practical skills and a firm theoretical grounding in a range of scientific fields. It offers advanced practical experience and supervised training together with an in-depth research project within an active research group. It gives you the flexibility to choose to study for a full Masters or an extended Masters of Research qualification. You will study skills and topics in Biomedical & Molecular Sciences Research; Advanced Bioscience Research Laboratory Techniques, Workshops and an extended research project. This programme offers a lead into a research career; in the past, approximately 40% of graduates from this course have entered a PhD programme. It provides an ideal training for biomedical students hoping to pursue a career in research and sets a gold standard nationally in this area.

Our graduates have been very successful in securing UK or international PhD positions after graduation, with the majority choosing to remain in science or enrolling in PhD, medical or dental programmes.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £16,500 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £16,500 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £32,100 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have 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.
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with any of the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill; TOEFL IBT: 92 overall, with a minimum 23 in each skill; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 62 overall, with a minimum of 52 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92