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

Post date: Mar 3, 2015 8:10:38 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.