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Imperial College London

Postgraduate Student Statistics

8,170 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 84%
  • Part Time 16%

Domicile

  • UK 43%
  • EU 19%
  • Other 38%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Medicine 1205 600 1800
Business & Management Studies 50 890 940
Biological Sciences 400 120 520
Accounting & Finance 0 465 465
Physics & Astronomy 340 115 455
Chemical Engineering 240 205 445
Civil Engineering 140 250 395
Chemistry 395 0 395
Computer Science 200 160 360
General Engineering 205 155 355
Mathematics 190 140 330
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 155 135 295
Materials Technology 160 80 235
Mechanical Engineering 195 40 235
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 100 115 215
Marketing 0 190 190
Geography & Environmental Science 45 145 190
Geology 110 55 165
Education 0 80 80
Communication & Media Studies 5 60 60

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 9,250–32,500
Mixed -
Laboratory 9,600–20,000
Clinical 10,000–12,000
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.