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Postgraduate research


Our Postgraduate Research is helping shape the future of healthcare.

Duration MPhil/ PhD:Three to four years full-time, six to seven years part-time. MD(Res): Two to three years full-time, four to five years part-time.

Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences MPhil/PhD, MD Res

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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


In addition to the above, our School also offers PhD projects through:

Application enquiries

For any enquiries relating to PhD applications and projects from our School, please contact Andreea Podoleanu