Imperial College London engineering

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Imperial College London engineering

An engineering education at Imperial involves a rigorous grounding in fundamentals using mathematics as a tool to support understanding and develop new concepts. We believe that comfort with the basic principles is what ultimately drives innovation, the lifeblood of engineering.

Departments, institutes and centres

Our ten academic departments are all located on the South Kensington campus, giving a concentration of talent that creates a stimulating and vibrant research culture, which promotes multidisciplinary collaborations and attracts internationally leading researchers and scholars.

Institutes and research centres

The multidisciplinary research institutes and centres at Imperial provide a platform for our world leading researchers to collaborate and focus on significant research challenges.

By harnessing previously dispersed research capability, the Faculty’s model for supporting cross-College multidisciplinary research provides space for new and existing activities to flourish and translate research outcomes into products, processes and services that benefit wider society.

Imperial College London engineering


Everything we do at Imperial is underpinned by a dynamic enterprise culture. Your tutors are not only world class teachers and researchers, chances are they run their own companies as well. Throughout your time here you’ll get the opportunity to learn from the best in the business.

An Engineering degree from Imperial will give you the skills and confidence to pursue a wide range of careers. You will graduate with the sound analytical skills to understand the financial sector; the technical and project management skills to lead huge infrastructure projects; and the communication skills to influence Government policy.

Our courses are designed in an integrated way to build up your engineering expertise step by step. We use a balance of theory and practice, with many team-based projects running alongside lectures. Our undergraduate courses are accredited by the relevant professional institutions and are therefore part of the formal educational requirements for professional practice as an engineer.