Imperial College London

Postgraduate Study

  • Our degrees are complemented by a comprehensive programme of professional development, delivered by our Graduate School.
  • This is a critical part of postgraduate study at Imperial and includes over 100 free professional development courses to enable you to continually develop as a researcher and gain skills that will benefit your career.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 7,595 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 82%
  • Part Time 18%

Domicile

  • UK 44%
  • EU 20%
  • Other 36%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Engineering & technology 1121 921 2042
Business & administrative studies 47 1595 1642
Medicine & dentistry 1133 454 1587
Physical sciences 888 342 1230
Biological sciences 284 94 378
Computer science 175 151 326
Mathematical sciences 153 118 271
Mass communications & documentation 1 59 60
Education 1 58 59
Languages 2 0 2

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £9,000–32,000
Mixed -
Laboratory £9,200–18,950
Clinical £9,700–12,200

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • All postgraduate students are automatically members of the Graduate School.
  • It is a fundamental part of our support network that is designed to enrich your postgraduate experience at Imperial.