Imperial College London Graduate admissions

By | 19th June 2017

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Imperial College London Graduate admissions

How to apply

It is important that you consult the relevant departmental and course information to view the programme specification, research areas and entry requirements for your chosen programme.  You will then need to submit a formal application for admission.  Applications are only accepted online. In order to apply online please complete the following steps:

  1. Go to our online application site, Apply.Imperial. We recommend you use either Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer to access our application site.
  2. Create an account – you will be prompted to enter your name and email address and to create a password. You will then be sent an email that will allow you to verify your account and log in to our application site.
  3. Once you have created an account please select the relevant programme type from the menu banner at the top of the application site.
  4. Follow the instructions specific to your selected programme type in order to begin your application.

General information relating to applying to Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research programmes can be found below. For information relating to applying as a visiting (non-degree) student or to one of our summer school programmes please visit our specific webpages on these schemes.

Imperial College London Graduate admissions

Applying for a Postgraduate Taught (MSc, MRes) Programme

  • To apply for a postgraduate taught programme (e.g. an MSc or an MRes) please complete our postgraduate taught online application form. Applications are only accepted online.
  • You can submit one application form only. Each application form will allow you to choose up to two programme to apply to; these will be processed according to your stated preference. Please note there may be some restrictions to which programmes you can nominate as a second choice.
  • You will be asked to register the name and contact details of two academic referees.
  • It will greatly enhance the processing of your application if you are able to submit scanned copies of your educational certificates and transcripts at the same time as your application.
  • Please note that applications to Imperial College Business School require an application fee, to cover the costs of associated with processing your application. For more information please visit the Imperial College Business School’s website.

Imperial College London Graduate admissions

Applying for a Postgraduate Research (PhD) Programme

  • To apply for a postgraduate research programme (e.g. a PhD) please complete our postgraduate research application form. Applications are only accepted online.
  • You are strongly advised to contact a potential supervisor before making a formal application. You may wish to provide the supervisor with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and indicate what your proposed topic of study is, the potential start date and how you propose to fund the project.
  • You can submit one application form only. Each application form will allow you to choose up to two programme to apply to; these will be processed according to your stated preference.
  • You will be asked to register the name and contact details of two academic referees.
  • It will greatly enhance the processing of your application if you are able to submit scanned copies of your educational certificates and transcripts at the same time as your application.
  • If you are completing a Staff Research application, you will need to ensure you submit a scanned copy of your contract with Imperial at the same time as your application.