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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HKUST applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Languages of Instruction:
English Language Requirement: Exempted
On-campus Duration: 4-week
Program Fee: Fee-paying Credit bearings: Yes
Scholarship available: Yes Discount offered: Yes
Program Description:

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London was founded in 1907. Excellence in education is at the core of Imperial’s ethos and is reflected in UK and international rankings. •The College focuses on the four main disciplines of science, engineering, medicine and business and is renowned for its application of these skills to industry and enterprise. Imperial is home to the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university.

About Revolutions in Biomedicine Summer Programme

This four-week programme immerses you in the cutting-edge research environment of Imperial College’s world-leading Faculty of Medicine. Guided by expert academic staff, you will consider past, present and future revolutions in biomedicine across a range of themes aligned with research strengths in the Faculty. You will also benefit from a laboratory-based research project and keynote lectures from academics who are leaders in their fields. For more information about the program specification, please CLICK HERE.

Program Date

Four weeks from 2 July – 27 July 2018

* Notes:

  • You are expected to arrive on the day before the program starts for student dormitory check-in. Please refer to the host institution’s acceptance package for the arrival information.
  • You should only depart after completion of the program.


This is a fee-paying program and HKUST students will bear the tuition fee and the costs for accommodation, meals, travel, visa, insurance, personal expenses and other administrative fees.

Fees Amount
Tuition fee GBP 3,500
Accommodation ~ GBP 2,000
Social program fee (optional) GBP 120-180


The Faculty of Medicine will award up to two scholarships to applicants who are best able to demonstrate outstanding potential in biomedical sciences and explain how the Revolutions in Biomedicine summer programme will allow them to achieve their education and/or career aims. For details, please CLICK HERE.


You are eligible to apply for the program if you:

  • are aged 18 or over;
  • have a cumulative CGA of 2.0 or above (Students with CGA below 2.0 may also apply. Offers may be given with special consideration.); and
  • must have passed at least one undergraduate module in a bioscience subject.

For details of the selection criteria, please CLICK HERE.

Documents required by host institution

  • Academic transcript
  • Personal statement (a short written statement up to 600 words outlining why are you interested in the program, why should you be admitted, and what are you hoping to get out of the program)
  • Curriculum vitae (no more than two A4 pages according to the set format)

Application Process

HKUST students must apply through the Global Student Programs Office. Individual direct application to Imperial College London will not be accepted.

To apply, click the “Apply Now” button on this page. The whole application process has two steps.

Step 1: Complete HKUST application form and submit supplementary documents (CLICK HERE for details)
Step 2: The Host Institution Application (TO BE COMPLETED AFTER YOU ARE NOMINATED BY HKUST)

If you are nominated, you will be notified to submit a formal host institution application. Detailed information and application instructions can be found HERE.

Financial Assistance

The HKUST Study Abroad Financial Assistance aims to help HKUST students with financing their study abroad programs. More details can be found at HKUST Study Abroad website.

Credit Transfer

You are advised to discuss your study plan with your major department or any pre-major advisors in your School. For details of the credit transfer procedures, please CLICK HERE.

Visa Information

Students may be required to apply for a visa to attend the program. Check HERE.

Health Insurance

HKUST students who take part in the University's exchange programs will be covered by the University's Travel Insurance Plan. Please CLICK HERE for details.


You may choose to stay at Wilson House located in Sussex Gardens to the north of Hyde Park. Imperial offers a range of other accommodation options that you may also like to consider. For details, please CLICK HERE.

Disclaimer: The host institutions may release updated information from time to time. Information on this page will be updated on a rolling basis. While the Global Student Programs Office tries the best effort to post the most updated information on this page, you are advised to refer to the host institutions' official websites for the most updated information.

Last update: 14 November 2017

This program is currently not accepting applications.