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Application procedure

We are currently not accepting applications for 01 October 2024 entry. Please visit our website regularly for updates on our next round of recruitment. 


Prospective candidates should have a 1st or at least a 2:1 undergraduate qualification in Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related programme.  Preference will be given to candidates with a background conducive to multidisciplinary research and preferably programming skills.


Each studentship is fully funded for 4 years. This includes tuition fees, stipend and generous project consumables.

  • Stipend: Students will receive a tax-free stipend at the rate of £21,237 (AY 2024/25)  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.



We welcome eligible applicants from any personal background, who are pleased to join diverse and friendly research groups.


Open to Home and International applicants.

Applicable level of study: Postgraduate research. 

How to apply: 

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: 01  October 2024.  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):

  • A PDF copy of your CV should be uploaded to the Employment History section.

  • A 500-word personal statement outlining your motivation for undertaking postgraduate research should be uploaded to the Supporting statement section.

  • The projects list will be shared with shortlisted applicants following the application deadline, so please leave the Research Proposal section blank and enter 'N/A' in the 'King's supervisor name' field.

  • 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 BMEIS_CDT AE-PSI.  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  03 May 2024 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 TBC


For any questions about the recruitment process please email us at

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