Imperial College London

Request FREE information about this University & it's courses

What will you receive if you complete this form
  • When we receive a completed form from you, we will email you to make sure we have fully understood what you want to know, if anything is unclear.
  • We will also confirm that the request for information has come from a parent/guardian, not a child (under 16). If this is unclear from the information provided, we will separately email the respondent and ask for a return email copying in a parent/guardian, or ask for added confirmation of the age of the respondent. If necessary, we will then verify the identity of the parent/guardian with a separate email requesting confirmation of this relationship before any further information is sought from the respondent and before any data is shared with any 3rd party (requested school/university). Also, all ongoing communications will be copied to the parent.
  • We will then email the right person within the faculty office of the chosen University or Boarding school admissions department, you want to make contact with, and copy you on the email, so you can see your request has been actioned.
  • The chosen University or Boarding school will then seek your permission (EU regulations, relating to EU data subjects) to send you the information you have requested and will make you aware of their own data protection policies.
  • If you have given permission for the Boarding School or University to contact you (EU regulations, relating to EU data subjects) we will ensure you get a reply from the University or School of interest.
  • We will then follow up with you to make sure your questions have been answered and you feel able to move forwards with your planning. 
  • We are happy to provide any further assistance we can offer at any stage of your application process to any UK educational institution featured on the site.
  • Please find a link below to our own privacy and data protection policy. https://ukeducationguide.com/privacy-policy/
Request FREE information about this University & it's courses
  • International Fees From

    每年30250英镑起 UG
    £27,900 PG

  • World Ranking

    Times排名10th in Times HE
    上海交通大学排名24th in Shanghai

  • Students

    8834名本科生 UG
    4,500 PG

  • International

    31%

  • Employability

    93.3%

  • Accommodation

    每周98英镑起

London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom

Imperial College London is based on campuses and locations in and around London. The main campus is situated in South Kensington, south west London and is a cultural centre for the arts, science and music. The population of the Greater London area is 13,000,000. London is served by the major international airports Gatwick and Heathrow, with flights worldwide. Both airports are easily accessible by road from Imperial College (approximately 1 hour to both), by rail and underground. The average highest temperature in London is 3 degrees in January. The highest average temperature is 22.5 degrees in July.

  • History

    The origins of Imperial College can be traced back to 1447. Over the following centuries science based faculties were established and medicine became a focus of the teaching. Between 1823 and 1854 medical schools were established at Charing Cross, Westminster and St Mary’s Hospital. In 1907 The Royal College of Science and the City & Guilds of London Institute were incorporated by royal charter into the Imperial College for Science & Technology. In 1988 Imperial College merged with St Mary’s Hospital Medical School to become the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine. Full independence from the University of London was granted to Imperial College in 2007. As can be deduced from the above, Imperial College has a reputation for engineering, technology, science and medicine – and latterly business.

    Location

    Imperial College has a number of campuses in and around London. The main site is in South Kensington in the heart of London, near to the museums and galleries of the Exhibition Road. Teaching hospitals include the Imperial College Hospital in Hammersmith, central London, the Royal Brompton Hospital in south west London, St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, north London, Charing Cross Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital both in central London, and the North West London Hospital at Harrow.

    A postgraduate teaching and research site is located at Silwood Park, Ascot, 25 miles west of central London. This was established for studies into ecology, evolution and conservation.

    London is well served by an underground railway which operates late into the evening. Bus services including night buses are also prolific. Whilst Imperial does not offer free transport to its students, student travel cards offering sizeable discounts on all public transport, are available to all.

    Ranking

    Imperial College London is currently ranked 10th in the Times Higher Education rankings. Imperial is ranked 24th in the Shanghai Tong Jaio rankings. Imperial is a member of the Russell group of universities
    Imperial College London is ranked 116th in the National Student Survey Satisfaction rankings.

    International

    Latest figures show 4499 international students coming from 126 countries studying at Imperial representing approximately 31% of all students.

    Size

    Most recent figures indicate 14,414 students in total, of which 8834 are undergraduates, 4,500 are postgraduates.

    Employment

    HESA government statistics show that 93.3% of Imperial’s graduates are in employment or in further education 6 months after graduation. However, a breakdown of post-graduation employment by course, showing the split into professional/managerial positions, rather than general employment figures, is available from Unistats an independent source of university data. For more information, please visit the REF Information page.

    Facilities

    London is home to over 200 museums, many of which are free to visit. It also houses some of Britain’s major art galleries including the Tate Modern and the National Gallery, which are also free to visit. Following the London 2012 Olympics, sporting venues and opportunities are more varied than ever.

    Imperial College is a member of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group which comprises 15 local institutions such as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, The Royal Albert Hall and the Victoria & Albert Museum who together arrange joint events in the shared space of Exhibition Road. The College owns buildings in Princes Gardens situated close to the South Kensington campus which boasts restaurants, a bar, a health centre and dental practice and a sports centre. Imperial College offers 300 different clubs and societies, sporting, cultural, social and academic.

    Accommodation

    All first year undergraduates are guaranteed accommodation in university-owned residences. The contracts for these are for 38 weeks. There is a wide variety of university accommodation on offer ranging from modern halls of residence such as those on the Kensington campus in Princes Gardens, to converted Victorian town houses in Evelyn Gardens. All are self-catered.

    The lowest price for a single room with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities is £98.00 per week.
    There is no catered university accommodation.

    Cost

    Taught, full time postgraduate degree cost examples:

      International students

      International undergraduate tuition fee examples – BA or BSc:
      Fees for full time undergraduate courses start at £30,250 for Computing, £27,000 for Chemistry and up to £37,100 for Medicine.

      International postgraduate taught tuition fee examples – MA or MSc:
      Full time masters (taught) postgraduate course fees start at £27,900 for Bio Engineering, rise to £28,200 for Computing for Industry and £31,000 for Systems Engineering.

      Subject Areas

      REF (Research Excellence Framework) was an independent government review conducted into the quality of research at UK universities and published in December 2014. This information highlights subjects of specialism within each university. We have listed all subject areas where at least 60% of the research conducted in these specific fields has been graded 3 or 4 stars. (4 stars being the highest ranking REF award). For more information, please visit the REF Information page.

      • Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
      • 临床医学专业
      • 公共健康,健康服务和初级护理专业
      • 化学专业
      • 历史专业
      • 商业管理专业
      • 土木工程专业
      • 数学科学专业
      • 物理学专业
      • 生物科学专业
      • 电子和电子工程,学冶金与材料专业
      • 般工程专业
      • 计算机科学与信息专业

      Online Courses

      Postgraduate distance learning courses are offered and include an MSc in Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology, MSc in Conservation Science and MSc in Ecological Applications. MRes in subjects such as Biosystematics, Molecular Plant & Microbial Sciences and Structural Molecular Biology are also available.

      Questions & Comments

      UK Education Guide is your place to find the information you need to choose the right place to study. If you have any questions or comments please use the comment section below to ask our community.

      发表评论

      电子邮件地址不会被公开。 必填项已用*标注

    • Sign up to get the best from the guide

      Get our monthly email newsletter

      Sign Up
      FutureLearn Limited