Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a science-based university located in the heart of London. The College focuses on the four main disciplines of science, engineering, medicine and business and is renowned for its application of these skills in industry, commerce and healthcare.

  • Average Tuition GBP 30,500
  • Acceptance Rate 15.2%
  • Students 15,317
  • International Students 38.2%
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Imperial College was formed in 1907, when the Royal College of Science, the Royal School of Mines and the City & Guilds College were merged. Today, Imperial is home to 14,700 students and 8,000 staff. The college attracts undergraduates from more than 125 countries and awards 6100 degrees every year.

The College boasts, 14 Nobel laureates and two Fields Medallists as alumni. To its credit, Imperial is a progressive college; it holds a Silver Athena Swan award, which recognises advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in academia.

Bachelor Programs

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Aeronautical Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Aeronautics with Spacecraft Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Biochemistry

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Biological Sciences

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Biomedical Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Biotechnology

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Chemical Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Chemical with Nuclear Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Chemistry

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Chemistry with Molecular Physics

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Civil Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Computing

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Design Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Earth and Planetary Science

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Ecology and Environmental Biology

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Electrical and Information Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Geology

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Geophysics

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Materials Science and Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mathematics

    GBP 28,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mathematics and Computer Science

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Mathematics and Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on functional programming, imperative programming, algorithms, linear algebra, quantum computer science and probability.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mathematics with Mathematical Computation

    GBP 28,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Mathematical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the application of mathematics and statistics to solve functional problems in fields like engineering and the applied sciences. The program offers courses that focus on dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, statistical methods, asymptotic methods, and optimization theory.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mathematics with Statistics

    GBP 28,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mathematics, Optimisation and Statistics

    GBP 28,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Mechanical with Nuclear Engineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Medical Biosciences

    GBP 30,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Medicine

    GBP 41,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Microbiology

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of microorganisms.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Molecular Bioengineering

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Petroleum Geoscience

    GBP 30,250 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles in the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Physics

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    Physics with Theoretical Physics

    GBP 31,000 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 15 2019

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 8
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 4
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 8
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 12
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 7
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 27
  • Financial Times (MBA)
    Financial Times (MBA) 51

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 92
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Established in 1907

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    Imperial has the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university.

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          • Testimony
            1983-1985, BSc (Eng)

            I graduated back in 1985 and recently attended the 30 Year reunion of the Mechanical Engeering Class of 85. There's not doubt that it was and continues to be a very demanding and tough course. That said the rewards are high and even now people continue to be impressed that I hold an Imperial College Engineering Degree. Whether you end up fully utilizing your engineering knowledge or not, successfully completing an Imperial College degree stands out on your resume.

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            2002-2002, B.S.

            Excellent educational experience. Great scientists teaching the most advanced topics.

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            1975-1982, PhD

            I studied for my BSc at Imperial and continued on for my PhD in High Energy Physics. I still use the lessons I learned there. The work was challenging and I have always been grateful that they demanded (and encouraged) the best from me. I have never forgotten being told that the purpose of an education is to teach you to think.