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Postgraduate study

Join our globally acclaimed academic expertise in a wide range of basic, applied and clinical sciences. You will benefit from unrivalled learning opportunities, which are strengthened by our partnerships with leading healthcare organisations and industry.  As a postgraduate student you will learn from and work alongside researchers, teachers, clinicians and healthcare professionals, within a robust multidisciplinary environment. Our specialist programmes combine rigorous academic content with training in clinical competencies, research and critical analysis ensuring you are employer ready.

We offer courses in the following subject areas:

Our courses

Duration Two weeks

Advanced Course in Aviation Medicine at King's College London.

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Duration One year full-time, two years part-time

Advanced Medical Training for doctors wishing to develop skills in clinical practice, research and leadership. Specialise in Children's Health, Haematology, Women's Health, Clinical Neuroscience, Affective Disorders, Addiction, Neuroscience or Development Psychology and Psychopathology.

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Duration MSc one year, PG Dip six months

Our course provides specialist training for medical graduates in the discipline from its research orientated basic science to its operational and clinical application.

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Duration One year

Gain detailed knowledge of advanced analytical toxicology and its applications at King's College London.

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Duration Two weeks

Basic Course in Aviation Medicine at the Centre for Human and Applied Physiological Sciences, King's College London.

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Duration MSc one year full-time; MRes 16 months full-time

Our multi- disciplinary programme will provide you with superior practical skills and a firm theoretical grounding in a range of scientific fields.

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Duration One year full-time, September to September

Develop your research skills and learn about the latest innovations in cardiovascular medicine and science.

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Duration One year

Gain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of dermatological diseases and enhance your skills and knowledge of the scientific basis of clinical dermatology.

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Duration PG Cert one year, PG Dip two-three years, MA three-four years

Our Clinical Education MA provides a flexible framework for pursuing your professional development as an educator in the health professions

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Duration MSc full-time one year, MSc part-time two-six years

Focus on understanding what a drug is doing to the body (pharmacodynamics), what happens to a drug in the body (pharmacokinetics), and how drugs work in terms of treating a particular disease.

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Duration Nine months, next intake September 2021

Study Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing (CEPIP) PG Cert a GPhC accredited course for qualified pharmacists at King's College London

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Duration Two years full-time, includes practice placements

Gain the knowledge, skills and professional attitudes required to practice as a Registered Dietitian.

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Duration MSc full-time, one year, MSc part-time, two-six years

A flexible study programme designed for those working in or seeking to work in the field of drug development.

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Duration MSc one year, MRes 15 months

Gain advanced knowledge of the forensic processes and analytical techniques with our course, fully accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

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Duration One year full-time, two years part-time, Entry September

Following a curriculum designed by Health Education England, this course is suited for healthcare professionals and other students with an interest in Genomic Medicine.

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Duration One year

A pioneering programme that brings together students from a range of disciplines to understand and analyse significant health challenges from across the world.

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Duration One year

Healthcare technologies,

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Duration One year full-time

Our Human & Applied Physiology MSc will give you an advanced theoretical and practical understanding of the functioning of the muscular, respiratory and cardiovascular systems, including the effects of extreme environmental conditions on whole-body physiology. This innovative course is delivered by internationally renowned experts and will put you at the cutting edge in your understanding of the field.

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Duration One year full-time

Gain an understanding of the structure and functioning of the immune system at the cell, molecular and genetic level, and how it relates to health and disease.

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Duration One year full-time, two years to six years part-time

Work towards a career engaging with the wider medical community on core issues related to medicines with our Medical Affairs MSc.

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Duration One year full-time, September to September

Study Medical Engineering and Physics MSc at King's College London

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Duration PG Certificate: nine months part-time, January to September. PG Diploma: 18 months part-time, January to June of the following year. MSc: 27 months part-time, January to March two years hence.

Our Medical Ultrasound course is designed for radiographers, doctors, midwives, scientists and others who want to practice clinical ultrasound in their professional roles.

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Duration MSc: One year full-time, September to September

Nutrition MSc at King’s gives you the chance to study with some of the country’s top specialists in areas like diet and cardiovascular health, gut health and metal metabolism.

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Duration One year

Better medicines can change lives. Here at King’s, our renowned pharmaceutical science and pharmacology research is helping us develop new drugs, new policies and new ways of working.

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Duration 12 months full-time September to September

Our Pharmacology MSc will give you a deep understanding of pharmacology, and allow you to put this into practice through laboratory practicals and projects in our world-class facilities.

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Duration Two years full-time, September to September

The MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) provides a contemporary research-enhanced curriculum with a minimum of 1000 hours of professional practice experience and an accelerated route into the profession.

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Duration One year full-time, two years part-time

Our course provides graduates and holders of relevant medical or non- medical professional qualifications with the advanced academic background required for leadership roles in public health.

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Duration MSc: Minimum two years, maximum six years. PG Dip: Minimum 16 months, maximum four years. PG Cert: Minimum eight months, maximum three years.

Develop a critical understanding of Public Health and its multi-agency provision.

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Duration One year

The first Stem Cell postgraduate programme of its kind in the UK, combining biological and medical science with business, law and bioethics.

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Duration One year, September to September

Gain detailed knowledge and understanding of research methods applied to rational drug design, clinical study design, molecular and cell biology and more.

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Duration One year

Gain insight and knowledge of how translation of basic science and clinical observation can lead to cutting edge research studies into new diagnostic and treatments both in the UK and in low resource settings globally.

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Research courses

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.

Study Basic & Medical Biosciences Research MPhil, PhD Clinical, MDRes at King's College London.

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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 3-4 years Full time, 6-7 years part-time

Cancer Sciences MPhil/PhD MD(Res)

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Duration MPhil/PhD:3 to 4 years full-time, 6 to 7 years part-time. MD(Res): 2 to 3 years full-time, 4 to 5 years part-time. BHF funded MRes 4 years (MRes 1 year + PhD 3 years)

MPhil/PhD from the Cardiovascular Research Division at King's College London.

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Duration MPhil/PhD:3 to 4 years full-time, 6 to 7 years part-time. MD(Res): 2 to 3 years full-time, 4 to 5 years part-time.

Study Education Research for Medicine and the Life Sciences at King's College London.

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Duration 4 years

International Research Training Programme (IRTG) Immunological and Cellular Strategies in Metabolic Disease (King's and Technische Universitat Dresden) 4 year PhD programme

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Duration MPhil/PhD: 3 to 4 years full-time, 6 to 7 years part-time. MD(Res): 2 to 3 years full-time, 4 to 5 years part-time.

Study Immunology & Microbial Sciences at King's College London

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Duration MPhil/PhD: 3 to 4 years full-time, 6 to 7 years part-time. MD(Res): 2 to 3 years full-time, 4 to 5 years part-time.

Life Course Sciences MPhil/PhD/ MD(Res)

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Duration 4 year

Double PhD in Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development and Use at King's College London

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Duration 3-4 years full time 6-7 years part time

Population Sciences & Health Services Research MPhil/PhD /MD(Res)

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Duration 4 years (MRes 1 year + PhD 3 years) with flexible funds for transition activities in year 5

The Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM) in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine King's College London, hosts the Wellcome Trust Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine Four-Year PhD Programme. Six fully funded studentships are available with a start date to provide in-depth postgraduate training to highly motivated students of any nationality.

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Duration 4 years with flexible funds for transition activities in year 5

The Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM) in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine King's College London, hosts the Wellcome Trust PhD Training Programme in Neuro-Immune Interactions in Health and Disease. Six fully funded studentships are available with a start date to provide in-depth postgraduate training to highly motivated students of any nationality.

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Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research

The Faculty offers unrivalled opportunities for graduate research spanning our seven Schools. Our…

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