Imperial College of London

Imperial College of London is well known for its academic excellence, infrastructure, and research facilities. The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in engineering, natural sciences, medicine, business and humanities. In 2011, the university achieved 6th rank among the leading universities in the world and 3rd among the European top universities, according to a survey conducted by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. In the same year it has achieved 8th rank as per a survey conducted by the QS World University Rankings. The university has many Nobel Prize winners as current faculty members.

Name of the Institution Imperial College of London
Type of Institution Public Research University
Location/Contact Details Imperial College London,

South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7589 5111

Accreditation/ Affiliation
  • It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
  • It is a member of the Russell Group.
  • It is a member of the Association of MBAs.
  • It is a member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
  • It is a member of the European University Association.
  • It is a member of the League of European Research Universities.
  • It is a member of the G5.
  • It is a member of the IDEA League.


Courses Offered Undergraduate courses:

  • BSc
  • BEng
  • MEng
  • MSci
  • MBBS
  • BSc Medicine


Departments Faculty of Medicine

  • MBBS/BSc Medicine
  • Biomedical Science
  • MBBS (graduate entry) Medicine

Faculty of Engineering

  • Aeronautics
  • Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology
  • Materials
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Earth Science and Engineering
  • Computing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Business and Humanities

  • Department of Humanities
  • Imperial College Business School

Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Life Sciences


Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria International students need to apply independently online. Applications should be accompanied with copy of all academic transcripts, application fee, letters of recommendation, id-proof, photos, document of work experience (if any), detailed curriculum vitae.

International candidates, whose mother tongue is not English, need to qualify in English language proficiency test. The minimum required score for IELTS is 6.5 (overall) and 6 in each writing and speaking module. For TOEFL, the minimum score required is 100 (IBT), with 24 in writing and speaking.

Tuition and Living Expenses Tuition expenses for International Students for 2012-13 session:

Department of Engineering – £ 24,500.00

Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology – £ 24,500.00

Department of Bioengineering – £ 24,500.00

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – £ 24,500.00

Department of Computing – £ 24,500.00

Department of Earth Science and Engineering – £ 24,500.00

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering – £ 24,500.00

Department of Materials – £ 24,500.00

Department of Mechanical Engineering – £ 24,500.00

Department of Medicine – Non-Clinical – £ 27,500.00

Department of Medicine – Clinical – £ 39,150.00

Department of Biomedical Sciences – £ 23,500.00

MSc Science Communication – £ 8,000.00

MSc Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology – £ 8,250.00

PGCert/PGDip/MEd University Learning and Teaching

PGCert-Level – £ 5,333.00

PGDip – £ 5,333.00

Med – £ 5,333.00

Postgraduate Certificate Courses

PGCert Allergy £9,550.00

PGCert Preventive Cardiology £9,500.00

PGCert Infection £ 14,250.00

PGCert Paediatrics and Child Health £9,550.00

PGCert Infection Management for Pharmacists


MRes Biochemical Research

Year of Entry Fees

2012-13 £ 12,250.00

2011-12 £ 10,975.00

Living expenses for International Students for 2012-13 session:

  • Accommodation – £125 per week
  • Personal expenses – £50 per week
  • Transportation – £35 per week
  • Books and course expenses – £10 per week
  • Food & utilities – £50 per week
Scholarships / Financial Aid Some of the undergraduate scholarships and awards offered to students of England and UK are as follows:

  • Rectors Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate)
  • World Scientific Scholarship
  • Eliahou Dangoor Scholarship
  • Holligrave Scholarship
  • Grocers’ Company Queen’s Golden Jubilee Scholarship
  • The Kolio Ficheto Bulgarian Engineering Scholarship
  • The Kingsbury Scholarship
  • Developing Excellence Scheme
  • Cockburn Rugby Scholarships/Most Unselfish Player Awards
  • Imperial College Rowing Scholarships
  • Burhouse Bursary
  • Music Scholarships
  • Drama Scholarship
  • School of Medicine Scholarships
  • R.W. Barnes Educational Fund
  • Imperial College Alumni Association of Hong Kong (ICAAHK) Scholarships

Scholarships, fellowships, and awards offered to international students during masters or PhD courses are as follows:

  • Fulbright Postgraduate Student Awards
  • Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
  • Il Circolo Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Postgrad Solutions UK Postgraduate Study Bursaries
  • Rector’s Scholarship Fund (Master’s)
  • British Chevening Scholarships
  • SPDC Niger Delta Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme
  • ETH Zurich – Imperial College Exchange Scheme
  • Santander Master’s Scholarships
  • Beit Fellowship for Scientific Research
  • Imperial Marshall Scholarships
  • CSC Imperial Scholarships
  • Lee Family Scholarship
  • Professor Shawki Saad Fellowship
  • Rector’s Scholarship Fund (PhD)
  • Stephen and Anna Hui Fellowship
  • Wellcome Trust PhD Programme
  • Top University Strategic Alliance in the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Placements The institute ensures fulltime and part time employment through campus placement cell.
Established in the Year 8th July, 1907