Medical Biosciences with Management
  • Undergraduate
  • BSc

Medical Biosciences with Management

Assess the critical challenges facing human health and develop your management potential.

Assess the critical challenges facing human health and develop your management potential

Tackle a global health problem in detail on an extended research project or placement

Enhance your business acumen and understand management issues faced by modern healthcare systems

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Course key facts

  • Qualification

    • BSc

  • Duration

    4 years

  • Start date

    October 2025

  • UCAS course code


  • Study mode


  • Fees

    • Not set Home

    • Not set Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • Hammersmith

    • South Kensington

  • Applications: places

    7 : 1 (2023)

Minimum entry standard

  • AAA (A-level)

  • 38 points (International Baccalaureate)

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Course overview

Explore the science that underpins human health and develop your management skills on this interdisciplinary course.

You'll advance your understanding of the practice of biomedical science, and its application in research, policy and industry. This course will develop your ability to think like a scientist through a research-intensive, laboratory-focused curriculum.

You'll also complement your scientific and clinical skills with business acumen during your final year of study.

You'll have access to the latest developments in the field on a programme that taps into the cutting-edge research being conducted by internationally recognised experts at Imperial. 

The first two years will develop your understanding of fundamental human biology and the molecular basis of human disease. You'll also work on real-life research questions in a learning environment that mirrors an authentic research laboratory.

In your final year you will have your own research project to run and the option to specialise across a range of optional modules.

Your final year is spent entirely with the Imperial College Business School.

Through a series of core modules, you'll obtain the tools to innovatively address management issues faced by modern healthcare systems.

Students also have the chance to apply for an exclusive MRes scholarship, open only to BMB students and generously funded by our key industry partner AstraZeneca. The Medical Biosciences Master Scholarship allows students to continue their training in any postgraduate course at the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College.


This page is updated regularly to reflect the latest version of the curriculum. However, this information is subject to change.

Find out more about potential course changes.

Please note: it may not always be possible to take specific combinations of modules due to timetabling conflicts. For confirmation, please check with the relevant department.

You’ll study the following core modules during your first year.

Core modules

You’ll take the following core modules, and choose four optional modules.

Core modules

Optional modules

Core project modules

You will undertake a project from three possible options

Compulsory modules

If you are allocated a Literature Based Research Project or Work Placement Based Project, you will also study the modules below.

Optional modules

You will choose three (if allocated a Laboratory Based Research Project) or four (if allocated a Literature Based or Work Placement Research Project) optional modules from below.

Core project modules

Compulsory modules

Optional modules

You’ll spend this year studying a range of compulsory modules at Imperial College Business School.

Core modules

Teaching and assessment

Teaching and learning methods

  • Flipped classroom
  • Blackboard virtual learning environment
    Virtual learning environment
  • People collaborating and completing practical work.
    Lab pods
  • Four students sitting in a tutorial
  • Person giving seminar
  • Practical classes and field work
  • Person at lectern giving speech
    Lectures and guest lectures
  • Individual research project
    Project work
  • Placement

Assessment methods

  • Reports
  • A person completing a written exam
    Written examinations
  • Computer-based exams
  • Online tests
  • Essays and creative writing
  • Research project proposal document
    Business case
  • Scientific paper
  • Checklist for a practical examination
    Grant applications
  • Research preparation plan
  • Multiple-choice questionnaires
  • Person giving feedback
    Peer assessment
  • Oral presentations
  • Poster project
    Poster presentations
  • Digital storytelling
  • Laboratory work and practicals
  • Group reports
  • People collaborating and completing practical work.
    Lab work, lab books and experiment write-ups
  • Dissertation
  • Placement report
  • Data handling
  • Presentations

Entry requirements

We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.

How to apply

Apply via UCAS

When applications open, you will be able to start your application via UCAS Hub. There you can add this course as one of your choices and track your application.

Start your application via UCAS | B111

UCAS institution code: I50

Application deadlines – 29 January 2025 at 18.00 (UK time)

Tuition fees

Home fee

2025 entry

Not set
As a guide, the Home fee for 2024–25 was £9,250 per year

Overseas fee

2025 entry

Not set
As a guide, the Overseas fee for 2024–25 was £37,900 per year

How will studying at Imperial help my career?

99% Of Imperial Medicine graduates in work or further study*

  • 99% Of Imperial Medicine graduates in work or further study*
  • 1%

97% Of Imperial Medicine graduates in highly skilled work or further study*

  • 97% Of Imperial Medicine graduates in highly skilled work or further study*
  • 3%

*2021-22 graduate outcomes data, published by HESA in 2024

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Gain transferable, analytical, and research skills relevant to a career in medical biosciences or similar fields.

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Modern healthcare management challenges will also be explored during your final year at Imperial College Business School.

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With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.

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Our graduates often pursue further study in master's programs or doctoral research.


Scientific research laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry, or technical consultancy are just some of your options.

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Other potential career paths could include non-profits, banking, and communications.

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