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Postgraduate research


Our Postgraduate Research is helping shape the future of healthcare.

Applications can be made to any PhD programme in our School. We also offer a selection of funded opportunities. 

We are currently recruiting excellent students to a wide range of studentships. Applications are invited for a range of fully funded research studentships offered by our interdisciplinary research groups and centres, covering tuition fees and a stipend. Please click on any of the options below to learn more.

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary PhD programme in Medical Imaging, specifically designed to meet the challenges in healthcare and medical imaging. The Centre builds on strong existing collaborations between King's and Imperial College London, including substantial joint grant funding, joint publications and current joint-supervision. The CDT is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

With complementary strengths in basic physical sciences, engineering and clinical translation, the Centre has links with key industrial partners and close strategic and geographical links with St Thomas’ Hospital, a top-rated teaching hospital, where the Centre is based. The CDT has a comprehensive capability to train and nurture the next generation of imaging scientists and research and industry leaders. For more details please click on the link below:

CDT Medical Imaging

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Surgical & Interventional Engineering is an innovative three-and-a-half year program in the heart of London. We bring together a world-class multidisciplinary team to deliver translational research and transform patient pathways. The Centre will train and nurture the next generation of surgical and interventional engineering scientists, researchers, innovators and industry leaders to address key challenges faced in the UK and globally by surgeons, interventional specialists and associated teams.

The programme benefits from a unique environment of a world-leading, research-focused university with facilities embedded within a top-rated teaching hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital. We have strong links with key medtech industry partners nurturing the clinical translation of the research. For more details please click on the link below:

CDT Surgical & Interventional Engineering

This opportunity supports new students from China who are seeking to study an MPhil/PhD degree at King's College London. Award details King's College London and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) hold an agreement to jointly fund Chinese students to pursue research degrees (PhDs) at King's College London. Up to 100 K-CSC scholarship awards are available for the 2023-24 competition. Please be aware that students funded through this scheme must abide by any additional terms and conditions set by the CSC.

China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship programme


Application enquiries

For any enquiries relating to PhD applications and projects from our School, please contact Gosia Kalinowska