Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Systems and Synthetic Biology

The course enables student to gain intensive hands-on experience in a combination of experimental biology and modelling to understand, predict and redesign biological pathways.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a physical; engineering; mathematical; or life or biomedical sciences-based subject or overseas equivalent; A level mathematics generally required.

Course modules

Modules include: Introductory courses; molecular biology and functional genetics; biophysics and systems biology; physiological systems; advanced technology and data analysis; bioengineering and synthetic biology; plus an 8 month long multidisciplinary, theoretical or experimental research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DIC Full-time - 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 9,200 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 26,100 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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