Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Biomedical Physical Chemistry

The course aims to foster students development in multidisciplinary research at the interface between the life sciences and physical sciences; it enables students to bridge the gap that can exist between these disciplines because of differences in perspective, methodology and vocabulary.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in physical sciences.

Course modules

Taught modules currently offered include: Introduction to cell biology; basic biochemistry of nucleotides, proteins and lipids; practicalities of cell culture, handling and visualisation; synthetic chemistry: enabling new approaches to biology; biophysics and systems biology; protein purification technology; bioanalytical techniques; physical techniques in chemical biology-x-ray diffraction studies of biological systems; physical techniques in chemical biology-protein NMR; molecular interactions in proteins and enzymes; medical oncology; cancer disease; multiscale modelling of protein-protein interactions � applied to the cardiovascular system; theoretical methods in biology - molecular modelling; single molecule biology; design of probes for imaging.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC funded studentships for home and EU students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DIC Full-time - 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 24,200 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 8,466 per Whole course (home 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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