Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences

King's College London

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
24570 GBP/year
5560 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Students at Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences of King's College London work alongside staff researchers and are supervised by two members of academic staff. Each student has a dedicated Thesis Progression Committee that monitors students' progress and gives advice and support.


Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences of King's College London offers a large number of training and skills development opportunities. Participation in the annual Postgraduate Research Symposium is compulsory for all students and provides an opportunity to improve science communication and presentation skills. Opportunities are available for postgraduate students to present their work at national and international scientific meetings. Our postgraduate students also have the opportunity to assist with teaching of undergraduates as demonstrators in practical classes or by leading tutorials.

Key facts:

In addition, the School also runs a series of workshops to teach specific practical cardiovascular research skills to students.

Programme Structure

Course study environment

  • The Division has two major sites, namely the James Black Centre at the Denmark Hill Campus and the Rayne Institute at St Thomas' Hospital. We also have a section focusing on biophysics that is embedded within the multi-divisional environment of the Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics at Guy's Campus as well as a section at Waterloo Campus.
  • All sites have excellent laboratory facilities and infrastructure, a critical mass of complementary multidisciplinary expertise, and unparalleled opportunities for clinical interaction and access to clinical material.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in a relevant subject.
  • A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters degree with Merit or above. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24570 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5560 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.


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