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Pre-University Medical Science (Session 3)

Key information

Subject area:

Pre-University & Undergraduate Summer Programmes

Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


1 week

Available course dates:

From: 15 July 2024 To: 19 July 2024
Application deadline: 31 March 2024

Course overview

Pre-University Summer School courses help prepare students for university. The course offers an in-depth exploration of a subject area at degree-level and improves students’ understanding of university study. Our courses provide insight into the key debates, themes and cutting-edge research areas of a subject. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate on group assignments and experience social learning which are central elements of undergraduate study.


One session (1 week): £2,900

Two sessions (2 weeks): £5,800 £5,395**

Three sessions (3 weeks): £8,700 £7,830**

**Fee valid for applications for two or three sessions received by 31 March 2024. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts or promotions. Subject to availability at the time of application.

What does this course cover?

This course explores the relationship between human physiology & anatomy and several medical conditions. Students will build their awareness and understanding of how the body functions, looking at the cardiovascular, endocrine, and musculoskeletal systems. Additionally, this course investigates the adaptation of body systems to different environments, such as temperature extremes, mountain altitudes, airplane cabins, hostile conditions of space. During the course, students will be exposed to research that seeks to monitor and promote medical and physiological wellbeing.

What will I achieve?

By the end of the module, you should have:

  • experienced a variety of learning activities typical of first year undergraduate study;
  • built relevant knowledge to support future study in the field of Biomedical and Life Sciences;
  • carried out independent research on a given topic and produced a structured and well supported response to an assignment brief;
  • worked collaboratively in diverse groups to produce a presentation.

Who is this for?

The King's College London Pre-University Summer School is open to high-achieving students who are about to start or who are enrolled in their final two years of high school and are typically aged 16 and 17. Students must be aged 16 before the start date of their course.

How will I be assessed?

Essay (50%), Presentation (50%)


What is the teaching schedule?

Taught on-campus between 9am and 5pm from Monday to Friday

Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £2900

Application Fee £60

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