Biomedical Research - MRes
At a glance...
Course code: A1BA
Duration: 1 year full time
Start date: October
Entry requirements: 2:1 or overseas equivalent in an appropriate science subject
Organising Section: Biomolecular Medicine
Location: South Kensington Campus
Course director: Professor Nigel Gooderham
Course organiser / admissions tutor: Dr. Tim Ebbels
Course tutor / admissions tutor: Dr. Elizabeth Want
Miss Jennifer Simeon
Course Fees 2014/2015 Academic Year: £12,000 Home/EU & £28,500 Overseas
How to apply
The MRes in Biomedical Research offers advanced research training in a broad range of laboratory and computer based biomedical science. The course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in biomedical research, whether it be in academia, industry or goverment. To date, of the students who wanted to, the overwhelming majority have gone on to study for a PhD . We will equip you with the key skills needed to plan, conduct, publish and obtain funding for successful research. The course offers training in a vast array of labs from across the Faculty of Medicine (approx. 700 world leading research groups).
The course comprises two 5-month research projects and a core programme including grant writing, technical workshops, journal clubs and transferrable skills. Please note that Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates for part-completion are not available for this course.
- Programme Specification 2013-14
- Competence Standards
- MRes BMR handbook 2012-13
- Student surveys via SOLE
- MRes BMR Student Survey 2011-12
The course is divided into streams, each of which offers a different specialism within biomedical research. The format of the streams and assessment methods are the same for all students, but the core programme and choice of research projects are determined by stream. Current streams offered are:
Please see further information on the streams offered, before making your application.
Links with employers:
Imperial College works closely with employers and industry, including Industrial Advisory Panels to design Master’s courses which provide graduates with technical knowledge, expertise and transferable skills and to encourage students to take internships and placements. All Master’s courses are designed with employer needs in mind with some Master’s courses accredited by Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies. Most Master’s courses offer an opportunity to carry out research projects in, or in collaboration with industry.
Master's Degree Scholarships
We currently have 14 Faculty of Medicine Master's Scholarships for 2014-15 to be awarded to candidates with outstanding academic potential. Details can be found on the website, together with information on How to Apply, the Online Application form, Terms and Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions. Please note that the application deadline is 31 March 2014.
In addition to the Faculty of Medicine Scholarships, the College recently announced an Imperial College Master's Support Scheme. This scheme offers financial support to academically excellent candidates and takes into account household income.
MRes BMR Class Photo 2013/14