There are a number of entry requirements for the MSc Functional Omics course. These are detailed below. If you have further queries after reading the information provided here and on the other pages of the course website, further information can be requested from the College Registry ( the MSc Functional Omics Course Director Dr Gabriela Da Silva Xavier (


First degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physiology, or related Biomedical Science discipline with the minimum Honours Degree at 2:1 or equivalent.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview, either in person or via skype.

Proof of achievements (Official Certificates) will be requested if you are offered a place on the course.

The College's Registry department have prepared information about entry requirements and how overseas qualifications are compared with UK qualifications. If the Registry website does not answer your question, please contact the Registry department directly for further help (


All Imperial students must have a command of the English language. Please see the Imperial College London English language tests webpage for full details of entry requirements.

Regulation for Imperial students

Please refer to the Imperial online Postgraduate prospectus for full details of the regulations governing studying at Imperial.

Visas: International students

Please note: In order to get a student visa an applicant will need to provide evidence totalling 40 points or more. Please visit the Imperial College International Office website to read the College guidelines and for further information on the points system. If you do have a question regarding the system then please do check this site first, and if you still cannot find the answer then feel free to contact the International Office directly (

If you have any further questions about the course requirements please contact the Registry or the Course Director.