Medical Imaging

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What background do I need to have to be considered for the CDT in Medical Imaging?

    Medical Imaging is a broad and diverse research area and students with a diverse range of backgrounds have a direct role to play including first degrees in:

    • Applied Mathematics
    • Biochemistry
    • Biology
    • Biomedical Engineering or another engineering-related discipline
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Pharmacy
    • Physics

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  • Where is the CDT in Medical Imaging based?

    The CDT in Medical Imaging is based primarily at St. Thomas' Hospital in London.  However specific teaching sessions will take place at Imperial College London's South Kensington campus.

  • How do I apply to the CDT in Medical Imaging?

    The process begins with the submission of a pre-application form which can be downloaded from the 'How to Apply' page. Once this is reviewed and approved you will be invited to one of the interview days at St Thomas' Hospital.

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  • What funding is available for the CDT in Medical Imaging?

    The Centre will fund up to 20 studentships per year. There is a variety of sources of funding available. EPSRC will fund Home/EU students only however we do have some opportunities for industry funding which is available to all students.

    Each studentship will be funded for 4 years. This includes tuition fees, stipend and bench fee.

    Stipend: Students will receive a tax free stipend of approx £16,000 per year.

    Bench fees: A generous allowance will be provided for research consumables and for attending UK and international conferences.