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About Imperial College London
Imperial College London — public non-profit college. It is located in London, United Kingdom. Imperial College London is a part of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), European University Association (EUA), Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), The Russell Group, Universities UK.
The university is 6 among the best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) places the university in 10 position in the rating.
At Imperial College London, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.
The academic year at Imperial College London is continuous, which means that students have no break between courses. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at Imperial College London for local citizens starts from 5,614 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 18,323 USD. Thanks to scholarships and financial aid, university students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.
Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
11 years of school is not enough to get into Imperial College London. Since students study longer in United Kingdom, you must first eliminate the academic difference — study for a year at a university in your home country, or take one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.). Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS, PTE or TOEFL exam. The minimum TOEFL score is 92. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5. A subject exam is required. The university relies on the A-Level results. The IB diploma is accepted upon admission.
Master's degree at Imperial College London
When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at Imperial College London for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 92 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at Imperial College London.
Doctorate degree at Imperial College London
If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 7 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 100.
Imperial College London campus
The city campus of Imperial College London provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. London has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Foreigners who come to Imperial College London through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.
After graduation, students are allowed to stay in United Kingdom for a year. During this time, graduates can find a job and change their student visa to a work one. Imperial College London graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. Look for more immigration options in our article.