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Imperial College London


Imperial College London is the only UK university to focus exclusively on engineering, medicine, business and science. It has been coined one of the world’s leading public research universities and was established in 1907. It is home to staff and students from more than 140 countries. This ultimately makes it one of the most international universities across the globe. Over 50% of its students have come from outside the UK and more than 32% of its students are non-EU.  

The university offers over 100 undergraduate courses and 150 postgraduate courses. It was also awarded the Gold Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in recognition of its outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students. Its main campus is located in South Kensington, London and is surrounded by some of London’s famous attractions in addition to the Royal College of Music.  

Postgraduate Programs They Run 

Imperial College London has tonnes of postgraduate courses to choose from spanning chemical engineering, aeronautical engineering, structural engineering, sustainable infrastructure, materials science and more. You can browse all of their postgraduate programs here. Some of the accreditations they offer include Master of Science (MSc), Master of Research (MRes), Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert), Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) and Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip). Some courses have flexible study options such as part-time and distance learning. 

Admissions Process 

Undergraduate students can apply by filling out and submitting a UCAS online application form. After the form has been submitted, the university will be in touch regarding the status of your application. International undergraduate students can also apply this way. Postgraduate students can apply online on the course page on the Imperial College London website. Before applying, ensure you meet all the entry criteria. The university will then be in touch to let you know if they would like to progress with your application. International postgraduate students can also apply this way.  


Imperial College London has its own halls of residence and also has helpful resources in finding private accommodation. The accommodation ranges in price and this rent includes all bills. The halls have CCTV and are monitored by security officers. There are tonnes of different halls with spaces available. Their halls include Wilson House, Southside Halls, Woodward Buildings, Beit Hall, Eastside Hall, Kemp Porter Buildings, Putney Boathouse and Xenia. All accommodation options are a short walk or bus/tube ride away from the campus. There are a range of rooms available from en-suite singles to standard singles, en-suite twins and standard twins. Most properties have a communal kitchen and a dedicated common room. Some even have outdoor spaces. You can apply on the Imperial College London website.  

Scholarships and Financial Support 

Imperial College London has a number of scholarships and bursaries available for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Some of the undergraduate options available include the Imperial Bursary, the President’s Undergraduate Scholarship as well as other non-imperial scholarship options. For postgraduates, there is the Imperial College PhD Scholarship Scheme as well as non-imperial scholarships and research council studentships. You can find out more about the scholarships and funding options at Imperial College London, how to apply and the entry criteria on their website.  

Contact Info 

For general enquiries, call +44 (0)20 7589 5111 

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