Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Biochemical Research

The course provides a broad training in research and provides a background for students considering careers in biomedical research. The emphasis on a research-orientated approach; comprises both theoretical and practical elements; research project areas include: biological chemistry; biological structure and function; biophysics; cell and molecular biology, including neurosciences; molecular microbiology and infection; structural biology; glycobiology; immunology; molecular biosciences; plant and microbial sciences.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2.1) and a commitment to a career in biochemical research.

Course modules

Induction; 3 research projects and presentations; safety course; technical workshops; research seminars and tutorials; transferable skills training.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on written reports and viva voce for each project.

Sponsorship information

The course is eligible for funding by the Medical Research Council (MRC) under the Doctoral Training Account.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DIC Full-time - 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,250 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 29,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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