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Postgraduate Research which can help shape the future of healthcare through our Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences MPhil/PhD, MD (Res)

We offer PhD project opportunities through our Centre of Doctoral Training in Smart Medical Imaging and Doctoral Training Programmes that offer applicants the chance to contribute to real research from our world-leading teams of academics embedded in St Thomas' Hospital. 

We have fully funded 3.5-year PhD studentships available via the EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) to start in January and April 2020. You can browse the available DTP projects, listed with the prefix ‘DTP’ on the Health Faculties Studentship page

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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Duration 3.5 years

PhD Programme in Surgical and Interventional Engineering. The Doctoral Training Programme will train and nurture the next generation of surgical and interventional engineering scientists, researchers, innovators and industry leaders.

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Application enquiries

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



Centre for Doctoral Training in Smart Medical Imaging

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.

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.



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