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Application procedure

Applications are open for two industry co-funded projects:


1)     Blood flow dynamics assessment distal to knee and hip arteries stented with the Supera stent

2)      Blood flow dynamics assessment within the Supera stent in the common femoral and popliteal arteries

for a start date of  1st June 2023 


The CDT welcomes applications from candidates with interest in multi-disciplinary research and training in a surgical and interventional engineering related domain (instrumentation technologies and navigation technologies). Applicants should hold/be predicted a 1st class or upper second class degree in relevant engineering subjects such as mathematics, optics, computer science, artificial intelligence, physics, mechanical engineering, electronic and electrical engineering.


Each studentship is fully funded for 3.5 years. This includes tuition fees, stipend and generous project consumables.

  • Stipend: Students will receive a tax-free stipend at the UKRI rate of ca £19,668 (AY 2022/23)  per year as a living allowance.

  • Research Training Support Grant (RTSG): A generous project allowance will be provided for research consumables and for attending UK and international conferences.


Eligibility:  Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements for Home Fee status will be eligible to apply. To be         classed as a Home student, candidates must meet the following criteria: 

  • be a UK National (meeting residency requirements), or 

  • have settled status, or 

  • have pre-settled status (meeting residency requirements), or 

  • have indefinite leave to remain or enter.

How to apply: 

1. ​Submit an application for the Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Science Research MPhil/PhD (Full-time) using the Admissions application portal via King's Apply selecting the start date:  1st June 2023.  You will need to register an account to log onto the system. 

Please ensure to complete the following sections of the application with all relevant information (all questions marked with ‘*’ are mandatory and you will not be able to submit without answering these):

  • Personal Information (including Contact Information, Equal Opportunities and Fee Status). Please note that the diversity monitoring questions will not be shared with the selection panel. 

  • Employment history: you will be able to enter up to five sets of employment information. Please upload a PDF copy of your CV as an attachment to the Employment History Section, even if you do not have any employment information to provide.

  • Supporting statement: please upload a PDF copy of your personal statement in this section, using this provided template.  Please let us know which project you would like to be considered for. If you would like to be considered for both projects , please put them in the supporting statement in the order of preference.

  • References: Please insert contact details for two academic referees or relevant employers in research institutions/companies. Admissions will then contact your referees directly. 

  • Funding: please choose Option 5 "I am applying for a funding award or scholarship administered by King's College London" and under "Award Scheme Code or Name" enter CDT_SIE.  Failing to include this code might result in you not being considered for this funding scheme. 


Next steps: 

  1. Applications submitted by the closing date of  16th April 2023   will be considered by the CDT and shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit a 10-minute pre-recorded presentation. We will contact shortlisted candidates with information about this part of the assessment process. 

  2. The CDT will review the presentations submitted and successful candidates will be invited to attend an  interview. Interviews are planned to take place  at the beginning of May


For any questions about the recruitment process please email us at

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