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Imperial College London

Imperial College London aims to achieve enduring excellence in science, engineering, medicine and business for the benefit of society. With an international reputation for teaching and research excellence, and consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial is committed to developing the next generation of researchers, scientists and academics through collaboration across disciplines.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

8,643 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 83%
  • Part Time 17%

Domicile

  • UK 42%
  • EU 19%
  • Other 39%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Medicine 1165 765 1930
Business & Management Studies 40 1025 1065
Accounting & Finance 0 585 585
Biological Sciences 415 100 515
Civil Engineering 160 265 425
General Engineering 230 195 420
Chemical Engineering 230 185 415
Computer Science 210 200 415
Physics & Astronomy 270 140 410
Chemistry 400 0 400
Mathematics 200 125 325
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 160 115 275
Materials Technology 175 80 255
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 110 130 240
Mechanical Engineering 175 40 215
Geography & Environmental Science 40 160 200
Marketing 0 190 190
Geology 110 50 165
Education 5 90 90
Communication & Media Studies 5 55 55
Other 20 25 45
Social Policy 0 10 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 10,000–33,500
Mixed -
Laboratory 7,900–16,250
Clinical 5,300–10,600
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.