Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Bioimaging Sciences

The course covers the fundamentals of modern imaging methodologies, including their techniques and application within medicine and the pharmaceutical industry; plus the chemistry behind imaging agents and biomarkers.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a physical science-based subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in all elements (or equivalent qualifications).

Course modules

Modules include: Elementary and advanced aspects of imaging techniques and applications and specialist modules in transferable skills (safety awareness; intellectual property management, time and project management; presentation and communication skills); the science-based course content covers the following broad topics: design of probes for imaging; positron emission tomography (PET); magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); optical imaging; image computation; ultrasound and microwave; introduction to cell biology and biochemistry; pharmacology of imaging.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes research project; a literature review on an imaging-related topic, group project work and workshops on the latest developments of imaging science.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC and industrial studentships for UK and EU students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DIC Full-time £ 18,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
DIC Full-time £ 3,085 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 10,400 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 29,300 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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