IFSA Imperial College London Revolutions in Biomedicine

London, England

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Term
Summer
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid,  credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Summer: April 15
Min. GPA for Consideration:
3.0
Typical Credit Load:
4

About Imperial College London Revolutions in Biomedicine

Do research abroad at the Revolutions in Biomedicine program. Instructors from Imperial College London's Faculty of Medicine will lead students through eight topical modules plus an eight-day lab project contributing to the development of effective viral vaccines.

Imperial College London Revolutions in Biomedicine Benefits

  • Study at Imperial College, which ranks among the top universities in the world for science
  • Participate in intensive, cutting edge laboratory-based scientific research
  • Learn from top research experts in the fields of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, genetics and public health
  • Perfect program for pre-med, public health, or bioscience majors
  • Instructors from Imperial's Faculty of Medicine lead students through eight topical modules plus an eight-day lab project contributing to the development of effective viral vaccines
  • Modules are designed around lab-based research, group work and lectures/seminars

The IFSA Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at Imperial College London Revolutions in Biomedicine

Courses
Revolutions in Biomedicine is a four-week undergraduate program held at Imperial's South Kensington and Hammersmith Hospital campuses. Instructors from Imperial College's Faculty of Medicine will lead students through eight topical modules plus an eight-day lab project contributing to the development of effective viral vaccines. In addition, four keynote lectures and a "Beyond Bioscience: Life & Career Perspectives" panel discussion will be held.

This program has a set curriculum of modules, lectures and projects. Participants do not choose from a selection of courses. Topics will be drawn from areas such as regenerative medicine, gene therapy and gene editing, novel cancer therapeutics, big data, genomic medicine, microbial resistance to antibiotics, diabetes and obesity and global health. These topics will be explored through lectures, group work, field trips and debriefing. Students will complete an eight-day laboratory-based mini-research project investigating the relative importance of the proliferation and production of cytokenes in CD8+T Lymphocytes (CTL) activation.

Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA-Butler or billed to you.
Course Restrictions
Students must have completed at least one bioscience course with a lab component before arrival in London.
Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send a Butler University transcript to your home university and to your permanent address. The transcript reflects the courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost
Subjects offered at Imperial College London Revolutions in Biomedicine
Biochemistry Biology Biomedical Science Biotechnology Genetics Health Studies Immunology Microbiology Public/Global Health

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Apartment/Flat
Meals
Self-catered
Details
Housing is self-catered. Students purchase and prepare their own meals in shared kitchens. 

The IFSA Team

IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!

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Resident Director

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Lynne Alvarez

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Dates and Fees

Summer

Summer 2018

Program start date
June 28, 2018
Program end date
July 27, 2018
Tuition
$6,525
Housing
$1,450
Personal Cost Estimates
Coming soon