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Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine Summer School 2015: Revolutions in Biomedicine

posted Mar 3, 2015, 12:10 AM by Berta Liao   [ updated Mar 3, 2015, 12:10 AM ]

This year, Imperial’s Faculty of Medicine is launching its first International Summer School. With an overarching programme theme of ‘Revolutions in Biomedicine’, the School will provide a research-centred, academic course for bioscience and medicine undergraduates (or recent graduates) from around the world.


The school will:

·         Give insight into past, present and future revolutions in biomedicine through lectures, interactive group sessions and seminars

·         Give experience of experimental design and the creativity of research by immersion in a laboratory research project


Programme benefits for the students:

·         Gain academic credit and enhance their CV

·         Intensive and stimulating study at a top world top ten ranked university

·         Interact with world-leading medical researchers

·         Experience London's rich cultural and historical heritage

·         Make new friends and develop a strong network of contacts

·         Enjoy our lively social programme


Key facts:

·         Website:

·         Dates: 29 June to 17 July 2015 (3 weeks)

·         Students: bioscience and medicine undergraduate (and recent graduates) (no course cap for overseas students)

·         Academic credit: 7.5 ECTS, 3-4 US (the student’s own institution will determine how much credit is awarded)

·         Fees: £3,500 for both home/EU and overseas students (does not include accommodation or travel)

·         Modules:

o   ‘Immunology and Infection: welcome to the future’

o    ‘Advanced therapeutics in heart and lung research’

o   ‘Analytical and therapeutic revolutions in cancer and reproductive biology’

o   ‘Global health challenges’


·         A week-long tissue culture and pharmacology mini-research project on controlling cell proliferation

·         Keynote lectures from prestigious speakers

·         A career perspective and insight session

·         An exciting social programme to help you discover London, learn about English culture and start life-long connections

·         The chance to secure a scholarship awarded to the student (home/EU or overseas) who can best demonstrate outstanding academic potential. The scholarship will cover tuition fees, accommodation, travel and reasonable living expenses


You can find the link for a printable version of the course flyer here.


Please see our website for more information and contact the Summer School Administrator Dr Jim Osborne ( if you have further enquiries.