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CONTENTS

ABOUT IMPERIAL
2 Welcome to Imperial
4 World renowned staff
6 World leading research
14 Global Challenge Institutes
16 PhD training centres

1st No. 1 SUPPORT FOR YOUR FUTURE


20 Professional skills development
in the UK for graduate prospects Most innovative university in the UK 22 Careers support and advice
The Guardian University Guide 2018 Reuters Top 100 Innovative Universities 2016 24 A culture of innovation
26 A global alumni network OUR COURSES
110 AZ directory

50 1st
Faculty of Engineering
OUR CAMPUSES 72 Aeronautics
30 South Kensington Campus 73 Bioengineering
32 Aerial map of South Kensington 75 Chemical Engineering
scholarships available for the most for research impact Imperial has 34 Medical campuses, Silwood Park Campus 76 Civil and Environmental Engineering
talented PhD students from around the the greatest concentration of high-impact and White City Campus 78 Computing
world, covering tuition fees and a living research of any major UK university 36 Study resources (Library and IT) 79 Dyson School of Design Engineering
cost stipend for up to 3.5 years Research Excellence Framework 2014 116 London campuses map 80 Earth Science and Engineering
81 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
82 Materials
83 Mechanical Engineering

8th No. 1
STUDENT LIFE
40 Work hard, play hard Faculty of Natural Sciences
42 Supporting our students 86 Chemistry
44 Living in London 87 Centre for Environmental Policy
best university in the world Most international university 46 Accommodation 88 Life Sciences
Times Higher Education World University in the UK, and fifth in the world 91 Mathematics
Rankings 201617 Times Higher Education 92 Physics
Worlds Most International Universities 2017
YOUR STUDY OPTIONS Faculty of Medicine
50 Masters qualifications 96 Institute of Clinical Sciences
54 Research qualifications 96 Medicine
98 National Heart and Lung Institute
99 School of Public Health
100 Surgery and Cancer
FINANCE AND ADMISSIONS
60 Applying for Masters study 104 Imperial College
62 Research applications Business School
64 International applicants
66 Funding your studies 109 Science Communication Unit

POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 1
WELCOME Imperial College London is
the only university in the UK
to focus exclusively on science,
The quality of our research environment
was recognised in the latest Research
Excellence Framework, which rated Imperial

TO
as having the greatest concentration
engineering, medicine and of high-impact research of any major
UK university.
business. As a postgraduate

IMPERIAL
student you will be contributing What makes Imperial special is the
to an international community, quality of our people, who come here from
all around the world, and our commitment to
whose research has a profound working across subject boundaries. Whether
impact on society and youre joining us for a career-boosting
Masters course or youre embarking on
the economy. a research programme to make a brand new
contribution to knowledge in your field, well
actively encourage you to make connections
and draw inspiration from a community
whose influence extends around the globe.
And it starts right here.
about imperial

RANKINGS

World renowned staff 1 Professor Michele Dougherty was awarded


the Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal
its top honour in 2017 for her work in
UK OVERALL
RANKINGS
space physics missions.
2 Professor Sir John Pendrys work on
5th The Times and
metamaterials underpinned the development The Sunday Times
The quality of our staff is one thing
73
Fellows of the of the first invisibility cloak. Good University
3 Professor Tommaso Valletti from Imperial
Royal Society Guide 2017
that sets the Imperial experience apart. College Business School has been appointed
Chief Economist of the Directorate General for
Competition by the European Commission. 5th The Complete
4 Professor Molly Stevens received the
In total, 14 Nobel Prize winners University
2016 Clemson Award for Basic Research from
and two Fields Medallists are the Society for Biomaterials. Guide 2018

84
associated with the College. Fellows of the 5 Professor Xiaodong Zhang was elected
Royal Academy to membership of the European Molecular
Biology Organisation in 2016, in recognition of
6th The Guardian
Our long list of prestigious Fellowships of Engineering her outstanding achievements and contribution University
(see right) is testament to the outstanding to scientific excellence. Guide 2018
6 Professor Barbara Bain received a lifetime
contributions that our staff have
achievement award from the British Society
made in their fields. for Haematology in 2017 for her exceptional
GLOBAL RANKINGS
85
Fellows of the contributions to the field throughout her career.
7 Professor Sanjeev Gupta is a scientist
Our commitment to maintaining Academy of
and long-term Science Planner on NASAs Mars
the highest standards is reinforced by Medical Sciences Science Laboratory Curiosity rover mission, QS World University
our own annual Excellence in Teaching which is currently exploring Gale Crater. Rankings, 2018
awards, recognising outstanding
4th in Europe
contributions in teaching, pastoral care,
8th in world
research supervision and support
of the student experience.
Times Higher Education
Here are just a few World University Rankings,
of the leading staff 201617
who are contributing OVERALL
to our world class 3rd in Europe
reputation: 3 8th in world
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

3rd in Europe
5 7th in world (joint)
6 LIFE SCIENCES
2
1 3rd in Europe
9th in world
PHYSICAL SCIENCES

4 4th in Europe
11th in world
CLINICAL, PRE-CLINICAL
AND HEALTH

3rd in Europe
7 4th in world

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about imperial

World leading research Join a community of world class researchers


and problem-solvers who are dedicated to
exploring new ideas and fresh approaches

Imperial is home
to many world leading
No. 1
pioneers in science, Most innovative university in the UK,
and 2nd in Europe
engineering, medicine
Reuters Top 100 Innovative Universities 2016
and business.

Its a place where exciting things happen,


where new ground is broken, and where
discoveries are regularly translated into
practice to make the modern world a
350m+
healthier, safer and cleaner place to live. annual research income (201516)

Our cutting edge charikleia spathi won


the first althea-imperial
research is the

1st
prize for her idea of
foundation of our a waterproof concrete
additive to make buildings
teaching, giving our less vulnerable
students the chance
to interact with and take inspiration Imperial has the greatest concentration
from staff who are world leaders in of high-impact research of any major
their subject fields, addressing some UK university, as well as the highest
of the worlds biggest challenges. proportion of world leading and
See examples of our research internationally excellent research
in action on pages 813. Research Excellence Framework 2014

Keep up with Imperials Find out more about


latest research news: Imperials REF results:
www.imperial.ac.uk/news www.imperial.ac.uk/REF

Be part of an institution committed


to working across both subject
boundaries and international ones No. 1
Most international university
6
Global Challenge Institutes, bringing
12
Imperial-led Centres for Doctoral Training
in the UK, and 5th in the world together multidisciplinary research teams, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences
Times Higher Education Worlds and collaborating with policy makers Research Council (EPSRC) more than any
Most International Universities 2017 and businesses (see pages 1415) other UK university (see pages 1617)

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about imperial

Dinosaur discovery
Scientists at Imperial College
London re-examined an
overlooked museum fossil and
discovered it is the earliest
member of the titanosauriform
family of dinosaurs.

The dinosaur, which the TRUMP


researchers have named Vouivria AND TWITTER
damparisensis, is thought to Twitter users who backed
be the earliest known fossil from Donald Trump ahead of the US
the titanosauriform family of presidential election were more
dinosaurs, which includes better- likely to reach out to others with
known dinosaurs such as the opposing viewpoints.
Brachiosaurus. It lived around
160 million years ago. When the In a study of 3.5 million tweets
fossil was first discovered in made in the 12 hours leading up
France in the 1930s its species to the election result, researchers
was not identified. from Imperial College Business
School found that on Twitter,
supporters of Mr Trump were
Millions of years later
more likely to engage with others
this creature is providing of opposing political views to
important evidence to spread their message further.
help us understand in more
detail the evolution of
brachiosaurid sauropods. In the 12 hours before the
vouivria dinosaurs would
have been 1.5 times the size polls closed there were...
Dr Philip Mannion, Department of a double-decker bus and
of Earth Science and Engineering weighed 15,000 kilograms
3,000 TWEETS
using the hashtag
#MakeAmericaGreatAgain
(used by Mr Trump supporters)

1,400 TWEETS
Net An award winning report by Imperial
College Business School contrasted
The internet has the power using the hashtag #Imwithher
to connect people and enhance (used by supporters of
neutrality net neutrality, where all traffic on innovation, but this can only happen Hillary Clinton)
the internet is treated equally, to if smaller companies are allowed
prioritisation where content providers can guarantee to flourish, so the web continues
The researchers concluded that
a faster delivery of content by paying a fee. The paper to be a place for innovation Trump supporters made greater
concluded that net neutrality protects innovation at the and investment. efforts to win over voters on social
edge of the internet from small providers, such as start-ups, media than Clinton supporters,
Professor Tommaso Valletti,
while prioritisation can increase investment and welfare. Imperial College Business School right up until the polls closed.

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about imperial

DISCOVERING
DRUGS FOR
10-a-day diet
NEGLECTED
DISEASES Eating more than the recommended
Chemistry five-a-day of fruit and vegetables
students on two showed major benefit in reducing
postgraduate courses the chance of heart attack, stroke,
are collaborating with a cancer and early death in an
non-profit organisation to analysis of two million people.
synthesise new drugs to tackle
neglected tropical diseases. Study author Dr Dagfinn Aune
from the School of Public Health
The Drugs 30,000 said: Our results suggest that
for Neglected deaths each year although five portions of fruit and
Diseases from visceral vegetables is good, 10-a-day
initiative leishmaniasis, is even better.
(DNDi) tests transmitted by HIV test on
7.8m 24%
compounds sandflies premature deaths could reduced risk of heart disease
that target disposable potentially be prevented if people ate ten portions,
parasitic diseases, such as
leishmaniasis and Chagas disease. USB stick professor chris toumazou,
every year worldwide or 800g, a day
department of electrical
However, some compounds could and electronic engineering,
potentially be more effective if Scientists have developed founder of dnae, and
collaborator in developing
tweaked. So students at Imperial, a USB device which can the hiv usb
which is DNDis UK partner, test for HIV in under 30
design and synthesise potential minutes, offering patients throughout the world PENICILLIN
anti-parasite compounds that new ways to monitor their own treatment. The device PRODUCING YEAST
DNDi is interested in testing. collects a drop of blood and creates an electrical Scientists have inserted fungus
signal that can be read by a computer, laptop or genes into a yeast cell to make it
DNDi shares its data with Imperial handheld device. It can be used to tell patients produce penicillin molecules.
so students can try to synthesise when their medication has stopped working.
similar compounds and send the The synthetic biologists from
best ones back to DNDi for testing. We have taken the job Imperial have re-engineered
Professor Ed Tate said: These yeast cells to manufacture the
done by equipment the size of
projects allow our students to nonribosomal peptide antibiotic
do real innovative science at the a large photocopier, and shrunk penicillin. The rise of synthetic
cutting edge of drug development. it down to a USB chip. biology methods for yeast will
Dr Graham Cooke, allow researchers to make and
Department of Medicine test many new gene combinations
that could produce a whole
new range of antibiotics.

The researchers believe yeast


could become the new mini-factories
penicillin was of the future, developing new
first discovered
by sir alexander compounds in the nonribosomal
fleming at peptide family to develop drugs that
st marys hospital
medical school counter antimicrobial resistance.

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about imperial

Cuckolded Researchers in the Department and hatched 863 broods on Lundy


of Life Sciences discovered that Island. The team DNA genotyped
sparrows sparrows with unfaithful wives care every sparrow, allowing them to build
less for their young. The study found up precise family trees, and find out
that male sparrows can judge if a which females were most unfaithful
spouse is prone to infidelity, and and who they were cheating with. Dr
provide less food for their brood. Julia Schroeder said: Males changed
their behaviour based on their partner.
The study followed 200 males When they switched from a faithful
50 MILLION and 194 females as they formed partner to one prone to infidelity, they
KILOMETRES 313 unique monogamous pairs provided less food for their brood.
The distance the craft
will orbit the Sun at
inside the orbit of Mercury solar orbiter has a specially
designed heat shield to cope with
temperatures up to 520c

Imperial kit getting Brain age


up-close to the Sun and mortality
Neuroscientists at Imperial
Space scientists in the Department of Physics
have built one of the primary instruments aboard are training computers to provide
the European Space Agencys Solar Orbiter a predicted brain age for
spacecraft. Set to launch in 2019, Solar Orbiter will people based on their volume
go closer to the Sun than any spacecraft so far. of brain tissue.

The Imperial team have
Our instrument
robot Combining
built the magnetometer,

669
prosthetic
which will measure the is so sensitive, PROSTHETIC controlled MRI scans with
by nerve
Suns magnetic field it could measure DETECTS impulses machine learning,
and the role it plays the magnetic field NERVE SIGNALS they have shown
in creating the solar Scientists have developed MRI scans studied that differences
of an MRI machine
wind. The solar wind sensor technology for a robotic between a
is a stream of charged
from the other side prosthetic arm that detects signals
of London. persons brain
particles coming off from nerves in the spinal cord.
the Sun that fills the age and their actual age can indicate
Lead engineer Helen OBrien,
solar system. Department of Physics To control the prosthetic the their risk of poor mental and physical
patient has to think as if they are health and dying before the age of 80.
Principal Investigator Professor Tim Horbury controlling a phantom arm and In the long run it
said: The interaction between the solar wind imagine some simple manoeuvres, The technique is still in development, would be great if we could
and Earths magnetic field gives us the aurora such as pinching two fingers do this accurately enough
but the group hopes it might one day
the Northern and Southern Lights but when together. The sensor technology
be used as a screening tool, helping so that we could do it at
the solar wind is strong it can also cause interprets the electrical signals
problems for our technology, from power sent from spinal motor neurons to identify those at risk of cognitive an individual level.
grids to satellites. and uses them as commands. decline and early death. Dr James Cole, Department of Medicine

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about imperial

INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY SCIENCE


AND TECHNOLOGY (ISST)
ISST addresses multi-faceted challenges in

Global Challenge Institutes security and resilience in the physical environment,


in cyber space, and at the interface between the two.
It provides a trusted environment for government
and industry to expose their security requirements
to researchers and develop solutions to protect
One of Imperials greatest strengths DATA SCIENCE INSTITUTE people and infrastructure.
The Data Science Institute
is our ability to bring together research co-ordinates advanced data science INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL HEALTH
teams from different subject areas research, dealing with the collection, INNOVATION (IGHI)
preparation, management, analysis, IGHI supports the development and widespread
across the College.
and interpretation of large and distribution of high impact, evidence-based healthcare
complex datasets. It houses innovations, with the aim of reducing inequalities in
Our six Global Challenge Institutes, created next-generation data visualisation global healthcare for generations to come.
to address some of societys biggest challenges, facilities, including the Data
are fantastic examples of this commitment to Observatory (below), which provides INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR SCIENCE
interdisciplinary working. By joining one of our an immersive digital canvas for AND ENGINEERING (IMSE)
Institutes, which offer postgraduate training at decision-making the largest of IMSE fosters a new approach to molecular research
Masters and/or PhD level, you will be part of a its kind in Europe. and develops novel solutions to problems where
unique cross-discipline research environment molecular innovation plays an important role,
and develop a wide range of transferable skills. ENERGY FUTURES LAB such as carbon utilisation and the molecular
Energy research spanning five key engineering of antimicrobial surfaces.
Visit the web link below for details of the themes clean fossil fuels, energy
study opportunities available. infrastructure, low carbon transport,
policy and innovation, and sustainable
power is brought together in this

www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/
cross-departmental Institute. Here,
experts work together to produce THE FRANCIS
global-challenge-institutes
an integrated view of future energy CRICK INSTITUTE
supply, demand and distribution.
Imperial is a university partner of the Francis
GRANTHAM INSTITUTE Crick Institute. This interdisciplinary biomedical
CLIMATE CHANGE AND research institute is working to understand why
THE ENVIRONMENT disease develops and to find new ways to treat,
This Institute brings together diagnose and prevent illnesses such as cancer,
Imperial experts with policymakers, infections and neurodegenerative diseases.
parliamentarians, businesses Students on its unique four-year PhD programme
and the third sector to advance graduate with a degree from Imperial and
the impact of academic knowledge will also benefit from:
in climate processes and policies,
innovative technologies that f Multidisciplinary training and supervision
reduce the global carbon footprint, f State-of-the-art facilities Apply at:
and planning adaptations to f Full funding www.crick.ac.uk/about-us/
environmental change. f Outreach communications training jobs-and-study/phd-programme/
and opportunities phd-student-recruitment

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about imperial

IMPERIAL-LED
CENTRES

PhD training centres EPSRC CENTRES FOR


DOCTORAL TRAINING
Advanced Characterisation
of Materials
We want to train our One way we do this is through our government- www.cdt-acm.org
funded PhD training centres. Imperial is the Controlled Quantum Dynamics
postgraduates to tackle lead institution in 12 of the UKs 115 Engineering www.imperial.ac.uk/
societys big challenges in and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)- controlled-quantum-dynamics

funded Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) more Fluid Dynamics across Scales
a way that draws on the talent www.imperial.ac.uk/fluids-cdt
than any other UK university. Were also home
and imagination housed to a number of Doctoral Training Partnerships High Performance Embedded
and Distributed Systems
across the College. (DTPs) funded by other government research
wp.doc.ic.ac.uk/hipeds
councils, including the Natural Environment
Research Council (NERC). Chemical Biology
www.icb-cdt.co.uk

Both types of training centre offer a new way Mathematics of Planet Earth
www.imperial.ac.uk/ www.mpecdt.org
of achieving your PhD. DTPs span a wide variety
study/pg/courses/
of areas while CDTs tend to be more focused. Neurotechnology for Life and Health
phd-training-centres
Features of both include: www.imperial.ac.uk/neurotechnology/cdt

Nuclear Energy
INTERDISCIPLINARY TRAINING www.imperial.ac.uk/nuclear-cdt
Students from across a broad spectrum Plastic Electronic Materials
of disciplines work alongside researchers www.imperial.ac.uk/plastic-electronics-cdt
from departments across the College.
Sustainable Civil Engineering
www.imperial.ac.uk/sustainable-civil-engineering
PEER SUPPORT
Theory and Simulation of Materials
Training for each cohort begins at the same www.imperial.ac.uk/
time, enabling you to form close bonds with theory-and-simulation-of-materials
your colleagues and draw support and Quantitative
inspiration from each other. Non-Destructive Evaluation
Offers PhD and EngD opportunities
www.rcnde.ac.uk/home-cdt
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Professional skills training is an integral part
of the experience for all students. OUR DOCTORAL TRAINING
PARTNERSHIPS INCLUDE:
FULLY-FUNDED Science and Solutions for a Changing
Fully-funded studentships are available for Home Planet DTP (funded by NERC)
students, and EU students who have been resident www.imperial.ac.uk/grantham/
education/science-and-solutions-
in the UK for the previous three years. Some training for-a-changing-planet-dtp
centres also consider international candidates who
have their own funding for non-funded projects. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences
Research Council DTP
www.imperial.ac.uk/
See our course tables (70109) to explore bbsrc-doctoral-training-partnership
whether there are CDT/DTP opportunities in Medical Research Council DTP
the area of study that youre interested in. www.imperial.ac.uk/mrc-dtp-studentships

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about imperial

GREAT MINDS
DONT THINK
ALIKE
The discovery of penicillin, the development
of holography and the invention of fibre
optics are just some of the world-changing
ideas that have come from within
the Imperial community.

As the meeting place for so many


brilliant minds, its no surprise that
hundreds of start-ups and spin-out
companies have started life here.
Its why weve developed a
comprehensive support system
that brings together everything
our student entrepreneurs need,
from workshops and hackspaces
for prototyping to our very
own slice of Silicon Valley
right here on campus
in the form of our new
Enterprise Lab.

The Imperial Enterprise Lab


provides state-of-the-art digital tools,
techniques and training to our budding
entrepreneurs and innovators.

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support for your future

Professional TEACHER TRAINING VOLUNTEERING AND MENTORING


PROGRAMME We recognise the valuable role our
Physics, chemistry, mathematics postgraduates play in inspiring the next

skills development and engineering postgraduates who


want to enter a teaching career can
apply to join the INSPIRE full-time
generation of scientists. Thats why we
run and collaborate in a number of flexible
volunteering and mentoring schemes
Postgraduate Certificate in Education that you can take part in alongside your
(PGCE). Delivered in partnership with studies, from peer-tutoring to one-off
Studying at Imperial is a challenging Canterbury Christ Church University, talks in local schools.
Find out more: this intensive ten-month teacher
experience and thats what makes www.imperial.ac.uk/ training programme combines Imperial College Union also co-ordinates
it one of the best. You will work graduate-school teaching in partner schools in a huge range of projects. Many activities
London with a series of outreach can be accredited through our Imperial Plus
alongside experts in your subject field.
activities to bring science to life. scheme as a way of formally recognising
Youll also receive comprehensive the skills and experience youve gained.
training to develop your study and Bursaries of up to 32,000 may
be available for Home/EU students.
research skills and prepare you To find out more, including entry Find out more:
for your future career. requirements and how to apply, www.imperial.ac.uk/schools
see: www.imperial.ac.uk/study/
pg/courses/inspire

Teaching opportunities may also


exist for PhD students who are
Damian Phelan
THE GRADUATE considering a teaching career
but dont want the commitment
is a graduate of
Imperials INSPIRE GLOBAL FELLOWS PROGRAMMES
SCHOOL of a PGCE (see page 57). programme.
Our Global Fellows Programmes offer
PhD students the valuable opportunity
All postgraduate students enjoy automatic to develop their personal and research
membership of the Graduate School, which effectiveness alongside colleagues from
plays a key role in supporting the postgraduate some of the worlds leading research
student experience at Imperial. universities. They provide a unique
opportunity for you to develop your
The Graduate School runs a year-round programme professional and research skills in
of events to bring students together across the The Graduate School offers an international environment.
College. These events range from a Summer separate professional development
Showcase celebrating the research being carried programmes for Masters and EXTRACURRICULAR CLASSES
out by our PhD students to a three minute-thesis research students, tailored to Evening classes in Arabic, Brazilian
competition, as well as more informal social events match their specific needs. Portuguese, French, German, Italian,
to foster the sort of interactions across subject Integrating feedback from students, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese,
boundaries that Imperial thrives on. course organisers and graduate Russian and Spanish at various levels,
employers, each programme as well as a wide variety of humanities
Professional skills training covers a wide range of skills such topics, are currently available in our Centre
Professional skills training forms an integral part as interview preparation, note for Languages, Culture and Communication.
of an Imperial postgraduate degree. It is designed taking, writing a literature review, Piano, violin and singing lessons are
to help you acquire the sort of study and broader networking, presenting skills available in the Blyth Centre, as well
professional skills you need to successfully achieve and project management through as ten music practice rooms which are
your qualification and prepare for life beyond courses that vary in length bookable free of charge. Please note a
Imperial, whether inside or outside academia. and delivery. charge applies for classes and lessons.

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support for your future

Careers support and advice


A postgraduate degree from CAREER DEVELOPMENT
FOR PhD STUDENTS
Imperial will provide you with PhD students have access to a tailored programme
an excellent foundation for your of career development activities. This includes
a series of workshops and skills seminars, PhD
future and the Careers Service
and career sector forums, a dedicated careers
is here to help you prepare for it. fair, an alumni mentoring scheme, employer-led
workshops and business activities to develop
your commercial awareness.
PROFESSIONAL CAREERS GUIDANCE
All students from the Faculties of Engineering, ACCESS TO EMPLOYERS
Natural Sciences and Medicine have access to a wide The quality of our graduates and our central
range of support from our Careers Service, ranging London location make Imperial one of the UK
from one-to-one sessions with a professional careers universities most targeted by graduate employers.
consultant to daily skills seminars that are tailored
to meet the different stages of the recruitment cycle. We organise a year-round programme of
And dont worry if your career plans change after you employer events and activities to capitalise
graduate you can continue to use our full range on our location, including drop-in recruiter-in-
of services for up to three years. Business School residence sessions, company presentations,
students and alumni have access to their own careers lectures and weekly skills workshops,
Careers and Professional Development Service, industry sector forums, mock interview sessions
with tailored resources and skills sessions. CAREERS RESOURCES and seven annual careers fairs. These activities
The Careers Information Room are a chance for you to learn more about different
is an excellent starting point for professions, hone your skills for interviews
researching your options, with a and assessment centres, and meet leading

36,074 team of staff on hand to help you.


The Careers Service website also has
an extensive collection of resources,
recruiters face to face.

JOBS, INTERNSHIPS AND PLACEMENTS


Average starting salary of graduates including psychometric practice We publish around 4,000 vacancies a year for full-
with an Imperial postgraduate tests, downloadable careers talks, and part-time jobs, placements and internships
Masters degree online careers libraries and useful through our online vacancy service, JobsLive.
tips and videos covering every
aspect of the recruitment process. If you need help finding an internship then
you can contact our Placement and Internship

36,135 Find out more:


advisers for guidance. Our Charity Insights
initiative gives PhD students the chance to apply
for a bursary to complete a four-week internship
Average starting salary of graduates www.imperial.ac.uk/ with a charity or statutory body. The Careers Service organises a range of employer events
throughout the year, giving you access to hundreds
with an Imperial postgraduate careers of potential employers on campus.
research degree
DLHE survey, 2016

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support for your future

A culture of innovation
If youre considering a IMPERIAL ENTERPRISE LAB
The first port of call for students with an enterprising
future as an entrepreneur idea is our Enterprise Lab. The team can connect you
starting up a new business, to any advice, facilities, initiatives and training you
need from across the College. You will also find lots
or youre a budding innovator Gravity Sketch is an app launched by a team
of support to help you make your idea a reality:
aiming to join an existing of Imperial alumni that aims to simplify the
process of 3D design and printing.
ENTERPRISE SOCIETIES
one, youll have every f Imperial College Advanced Hackspace enables Our enterprise societies are a great place to meet
you to turn your ideas into physical prototypes, potential collaborators, get inspiration and use your
opportunity to develop with free access to a network of facilities across enterprise skills for good. Examples include:
the knowledge, skills and our campuses, as well as regular hackathons SKILLS WORKSHOPS
and workshops. The Graduate School delivers a wide E.quinox, a humanitarian organisation working
experience you need to put f The Invention Rooms at our White City Campus offers range of free enterprise skills courses
f
to bring cost-effective and renewable energy
your ideas into action. access to workshop technologies and specialist and workshops for PhD students, to developing countries
prototyping and manufacturing equipment. covering topics such as idea generation, f Imperial Entrepreneurs, a launchpad for the
f The Althea-Imperial programme encourages female business models, marketing your next generation of technology entrepreneurs
students with an enterprising idea through a series of research and social enterprise. f the Imperial App society, facilitating
exclusive development and mentoring opportunities. environmental transformation through the
f Climate-KICs Greenhouse is a special COMPETITIONS development of new apps
pre-incubation programme for students with We run a series of competitions f Enactus, which runs a wide variety of social
a climate innovation idea. where you can win up to 10,000 enterprise projects that span the globe
f ACT Now! is Imperial College Unions flagship of prize money to help fund your
development programme for social entrepreneurs, ideas, including Dragons Den style
offering one-to-one support, skills development competitions and the Venture
workshops and enterprise bootcamps. Catalyst Challenge. Find out more:
www.imperialenterpriselab.com

SUCCESS
STORIES
Virtual reality firm Imperial alumnus Malav Imperial team Motion Medical student Olivia Ahn
Improbable, co-founded Sanghavi won the prestigious Metrics has created a won 10,000 of funding in the
by Imperial graduate Peter Vatican Youth Symposium with device to help skiers track Althea-Imperial programme for
Lipka, has been valued his cardboard neonatal incubator. their performance. After her leak-proof, biodegradable
at $1 billion. It uses cloud- Intended for use in the developing securing an investor at and organic menstrual pad design.
based distributed computing to enable the world, he developed the incubator while studying our Venture Catalyst Challenge, the team She is also developing a machine-
creation of virtual worlds for games and at the College with the help of a grant from won 15,000 in the Santander Universities learning app to help women better
massive-scale simulations of the real world. our Advanced Hackspace. Entrepreneurship Awards. track and predict their periods.

24 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 25


support for your future

NETWORKING AROUND THE WORLD

A global alumni network


Your relationship with the College COME BACK AND VISIT US
IN SOUTH KENSINGTON
does not end when you graduate.
As an Imperial alumnus, you will join
a vibrant community of over 190,000
former students in 200 countries.
4

Its a community that includes prestigious 4


Our global network of alumni
prize winners, inventors, business leaders, groups and associations can
scientists, engineers, doctors, journalists, help you make professional
and social connections.
researchers and entrepreneurs united in their
shared experience of studying at one of the best 2 4 Alumni connect with
1
universities in the world. Imperial provides lots the Imperial community
3 at a reception in Paris.
of support to keep that sense of community
5 Alumni in Bangkok join in
alive, from exclusive perks and events to an 1 The Alumni Visitor Centre on our South Kensington
the global celebrations of the
Campus provides an exclusive space for visiting
alumni email address that makes it easy to stay alumni to relax, meet friends and colleagues,
Alumni Weekend in 2017.
6 Alumni gather at a reception
in touch wherever you may be in the world. and catch up with the latest College news.
hosted by Imperials
2 A networking event for Mathematics alumni.
President, Professor
3 Recent graduates return to campus
Alice P. Gast, in Frankfurt.
to hear an exclusive presentation from
a Science Museum curator.
Find out more:
www.imperial.ac.uk/alumni 5

A LIFETIME
OF BENEFITS

When you leave


Imperial, you will be
welcomed into a new
community of former
students, with access to
a range of special events
and benefits. These
include networking
opportunities and full
access to the Careers The Alumni Weekend at the Imperial
Service for up to three Festival is the Colleges flagship event
years after graduation, for alumni. In 2017, over 1,000 alumni
as well as discounts and their guests came back to campus
on further study. for special reunions and tours.
6

26 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 27


about imperial

87m
Height of the Queens
Tower formerly part
of the Imperial Institute,
which was built to mark
Queen Victorias Golden
Jubilee in 1887

THE HEART OF
COLLEGE
LIFE The soaring presence of the Queens
Tower at our South Kensington Campus
is a reminder of the Colleges history
and heritage.

For our students, it plays a more


everyday role as a place to meet,
to catch up with friends and to soak up
the sun on the steps, flanked by the
two stone lions that stand guard
at its base.

28 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 29


our campuses

Study environment
We were ranked top or joint-top for
providing an environment conducive
to producing world leading or
internationally excellent research
in all of the Research Excellence
Framework Units of Assessment
to which we made submissions.
So, no matter where youre based,
at Imperial youll be entering an
environment designed for success.

SOUTH KENSINGTON Our main teaching base is a site


where engineers work alongside
There is plenty on campus to
stimulate the thought processes.
CAMPUS clinicians, scientists collaborate But the wonder of our South
with designers and mathematicians Kensington location, which Prince
rub shoulders with business Alberts nineteenth-century vision
experts. Its a place where cutting transformed into a centre for science,
edge facilities have transformed the technology and the arts, is that
interiors of our buildings; and the were surrounded by so many other
sharing of knowledge, ideas and inspiring organisations. This includes
experience does not just happen three world class museums (the
in the classroom or the lab, but Natural History Museum, Science
also in conversations in the Senior Museum and V&A Museum).
Common Room, over a drink in the Find out how you can explore
h-bar (reserved for postgraduate For more information about our our South Kensington Campus,
students and staff) and at cross- neighbourhood, known locally in person or online:
faculty events organised by the as Albertopolis, see our aerial www.imperial.ac.uk/visit
Graduate School. photograph over the page.

30 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 31


Discover Imperial and this beautiful
FREE
LIVE, LEARN, area of South Kensington through
360 photos, video tours and slideshows:
BE INSPIRED AND SOAK UP THE SUNSHINE...
in Hyde Park and Kensington www.imperial.ac.uk/interactivemap

ENTERTAINED ALL Gardens, two of the citys eight


Royal Parks. The former regularly

IN ONE PLACE... hosts major live music and


sporting events while the latter
is home to the Serpentine
Gallery, displaying modern
Imperial and its neighbours are and contemporary art.
the beating heart of Albertopolis, 7 minutes
the realisation of Prince Alberts
nineteenth-century vision for an area
where science and the arts would
ENJOY PERFORMANCES...
come together. More than 150 years
by some of the worlds finest
of history have done nothing to artists in the stunning Royal
FEED YOUR SPIRIT LEARN GERMAN...
OF ADVENTURE... from scratch or
diminish this legacy: today, engineering Albert Hall, where all Imperial
at events at the build on existing
students also graduate. The Proms
meets design in our double Masters Royal Geographical skills in classes
is one of the highlights in the FREE
degrees with the Royal College of Art; calendar, with standing places
Society. at the Goethe-
Institut. FREE
taxonomy meets biodiversity in our joint available for as little as 6. 4 minutes ENJOY ART SPANNING 3,000 YEARS
Masters course with the Natural History 3 minutes EXPLORE SCIENCE THROUGH THE AGES... OF HISTORY...
5 minutes
in the Science Museum, with the original in the worlds largest museum
Museum; while the neighbouring Royal model of DNA and the Apollo 10 command of decorative arts and design, the
Albert Hall ensures all of our students module among the displays. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).
see their time at Imperial come to 3 minutes 4 minutes
a spectacular close by hosting all
of our graduation ceremonies.

ENTER THE WORLD QUEENS TOWER


OF MUSIC... The heart of our
EXPLORE THE FUTURE
South Kensington
FREE
OF DESIGN... through the Royal
at the annual graduate TAKE A BALLET CLASS... College of Musics Campus SEE NATURAL HISTORY COME TO LIFE...
show for our two unique at the English National event series. in the award-winning Natural History Museum,
double Masters degrees in Ballet, catering for all home to around 70 million specimens,
levels, with concessions 4 minutes
engineering design, run jointly including some collected by Darwin.
with the Royal College of Art. available for students.
Past projects include 4 minutes
5 minutes
a pop-up micro factory and
an eye-tracking camera.

6 minutes

Walking time from


the Queens Tower
our campuses

1
1 St Marys Campus, Paddington
WHITE CITY CAMPUS
2 Imperial Centre for Translational
and Experimental Medicine, White City Campus is our major new campus
Hammersmith Campus
3 Silwood Park Campus in Ascot in west London. Its an on-going development
4 Londons White City, named which provides a base for researchers, businesses
after the white marble of the and partners to work alongside each other to
pavilions built for the 1908
Summer Olympics and the drive forward new ideas, new technologies and
1909 Imperial International innovations for the benefit of society on a local,
Exhibition, is the site of our national and global scale.
new state-of-the-art campus.
2
Students from the Department of Chemistry will
3 be among the first to take advantage of the site.
The new Molecular Sciences Research Hub will be
MEDICAL CAMPUSES home to the Departments research and a base
for its postgraduate research student community.
Our medical students join thriving communities Expected to open in 2018, it will provide a new
on our medical campuses. Each campus is based way of working for up to 800 molecular scientists,
around a hospital with excellent transport clinicians, engineers and commercial partners.
links to and from our main campus in South
Kensington. Most of our students are based The new campus also allows us to expand
at one of the following: the facilities and support we offer our student
entrepreneurs. The Invention Rooms, opening
f Charing Cross Campus, Hammersmith in 2017, will contain an advanced hackspace
f Hammersmith Campus, East Acton for members of the College, and a mixture
(free shuttle bus available between here of workshops and interactive spaces where
and the South Kensington Campus) members of the local community can connect
f Royal Brompton Campus, Chelsea with the Colleges research through a series of
f St Marys Campus, Paddington programmes and activities. The I-HUB, our new
Find out more: translation and innovation hub, is already open
A small number of students are based at the
Chelsea and Westminster Campus and at hospitals
SILWOOD PARK, www.imperial.ac.uk/
silwoodparkcampus
and providing a place for start-ups and major
technology partners to work alongside members
within the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust ASCOT of our academic community and gain access to
(Northwick Park and St Marks Hospitals in Harrow, laboratories, incubators and flexible workspace.
Ealing Hospital in Middlesex, and Central Middlesex Students of ecology, evolution
Hospital in North Acton). We also have close and conservation biology will find theatres, sports facilities, and a
4
collaborations with NHS staff based at Hillingdon, that the grasslands, marshland, natural sciences library specialising
Harefield, West Middlesex and St Peters Hospitals, woods and lake of our Silwood Park in ecology, evolution, biodiversity,
along with mental health trusts and primary care Campus have plenty to offer. conservation, plant and animal
providers across north-west London. biology, and entomology. There
Located approximately 25 miles are also five halls of residence
Our medical campuses are home to a west of central London in the on site (see page 46).
number of world leading research facilities; village of Sunninghill, near Ascot
there are also medical libraries at five of our in Berkshire, our 150 academic The campus Students Union
campuses, which cover general medicine as and research staff and 160 full- and committee within the halls
well as a wide range of specialisms (varies by time postgraduates make up a of residence organise a wide
campus). Fitness gyms are available at our close-knit community of scientists range of sports and social events
Charing Cross and Hammersmith Campuses who enjoy ecological field and throughout the year, including an
which are free for all of our students to use. laboratory facilities, lecture annual music festival, Silfest.

34 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 35


Find out more:
www.imperial.ac.uk/library

Campus libraries
STUDY There are smaller specialist
RESOURCES medical libraries at the Charing
Cross, Chelsea and Westminster,
As a postgraduate student Hammersmith, Royal Brompton
you will spend much of your time and St Marys Campuses. Each
studying independently. But library has books relating to
that doesnt mean working in general medicine, as well as
isolation without access to help. its own specialist collection,
covering areas such as:
Our study resources are set
up with you in mind to make f Medical ethics
sure that you not only have f Neuroscience
access to first-class materials f Psychiatry
and facilities that you need to f AIDS
advance in your studies, you also f Emergency medicine
have the support required to f Plastic surgery
make the most of them. f Paediatrics
f Radiology
LIBRARY SERVICES
The Central Library at South Kensington is the Silwood Park Campus has its own
primary home for our print collections and is open life sciences library, specialising
24 hours a day (except Friday 23.00Saturday in ecology, evolution, biodiversity,
10.00) almost all year round. The long opening conservation, plant and animal
hours make it a popular place to study, with biology, and entomology.
computers and wi-fi throughout the building;
silent, quiet and group study areas; bookable IT SUPPORT
rooms for project work and presentation practice; Our Service Desk offers year-round

Free and a caf serving food until late. You can borrow
up to 40 items at any one time, with automatic
renewals to help you stay on top of your loans.
support and advice for students
experiencing IT problems, from
accessing email to using printers.
document delivery service to help you Our Tech Store also provides free
source books and articles from around Training and support and discounted software, including
the UK and the rest of the world Our library team are on hand to recommend the free Microsoft Office 365 software
best information resources, deliver one-to-one for all students.
or group training sessions to develop your search
skills, and provide advice and guidance on

300,000 publishing, copyright and plagiarism. We also have


subject librarians for every department to provide
tailored help and support with research relevant
Find out more:
www.imperial.ac.uk/ict
electronic journals, books and to your subject area. Disabled students can access
databases, most of which can be dedicated services including longer book loans,
accessed on and off campus specialist software and one-to-one sessions.

36 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 37


about imperial

STUDENT
LIFE

We encourage all of our students to dive


into life on campus. We offer a huge range
of organised activities that are designed to
inspire, educate, challenge and enrich, as well
as giving you an outlet to take a break and
A student braves the bungee on campus
as part of Raising And Giving (RAG) week have fun away from your studies.
to raise money for charity.

38 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 39


student life

SPORT AND FITNESS


The aim of sport at Imperial is to be as inclusive
as possible. Weve got no shortage of elite athletes,

Work hard, play hard with our competitive clubs collectively achieving
first place in London in the British Universities and
Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues 201617. Equally
important is our range of recreational sporting
activities, including mass participation events,
The pace and intensity of our drop-in Impetus programme, and our Give it
For an AZ of student clubs, a Go scheme. Students simply looking to keep fit
postgraduate study at Imperial societies and projects: have free access to gym* and swimming facilities
can be demanding so its important imperialcollegeunion.org/ across all our campuses, including at our flagship
to find time for outside interests. a-to-z sports centre Ethos, which is also home to a
4
year-round programme of exercise classes.
Our choice of around 350 student-led
clubs, societies and projects is one www.imperial.ac.uk/sport If you are aspiring to be, or already are, competing
at a national or international level you may be
of the largest of any UK university, eligible for a sports scholarship to help you
5
opening up lots of new ways for continue performing at the highest level.

you to enjoy your downtime. THE ARTS


With four orchestras, six choirs, a wind band
IMPERIAL COLLEGE UNION and a jazz big band as well as a lunchtime concert
Our students are the creators of life on campus; series featuring world class performers, Imperials
Imperial College Union is there to help it happen extracurricular music opportunities are the envy
1
by providing funding, representation, support of many universities. Youll have plenty of space to
and space in its dedicated building on our South 6 refine your talents with ten music practice rooms
Kensington Campus. Our postgraduates enjoy 4 Ethos sports centre, available free of charge. Artists benefit from free
where facilities are
their own representation through our Graduate sometimes used by visiting art workshops, an art studio and an on-site gallery
Students Union (GSU) and Academic and professional teams to display their work. Drama is also well served,
Well-being Representation Networks, as well as 5 Members of Ethoss Active with two drama societies welcoming performers
Lifestyle Team can offer you
access to hundreds of student-led clubs, societies fitness advice in the gym
and behind-the-scenes volunteers.
and projects, an independent Advice Centre 6 Imperial College
2
and a student media centre. Symphony Orchestra VOLUNTEERING
7 Community Connections
3 Its not just through our research that we engage
volunteers
with the world beyond Imperial; our students also
have a strong record for making a difference both
in the local and global community. The Unions
Community Connections volunteer service partners
with over 150 external organisations to offer
hundreds of volunteering opportunities, from
tutoring in schools to community-based projects.
Leadership opportunities also abound, challenging
1 C&G Motor Club maintains its own fleet you to find new ways to respond to the needs of the
of powerful, race-worthy karts community or to encourage your fellow students as
2 The Musical Theatre Society performing
at the week-long ArtsFest, showcasing the leader of an existing club, society or project.
the artistic talents of our students
3 The Cheese Society meets for lunch weekly * A one-off fitness orientation fee applies (40 in 201718) before
you can use our high-spec gym equipment. Once completed,
7 you can use the gym at any of our campuses for free.

40 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 41


student life

COLLEGE-WIDE SUPPORT
The academic and pastoral support provided
by your department is complemented by a

Supporting our students College-wide support network.

Personal support
There are a number of people you can approach
for confidential support and practical guidance,
We are focused on creating DEPARTMENTAL SUPPORT including independent advisers in Imperial Check out our Success Guide
Every department has a comprehensive system College Unions Advice Centre.
an environment where our of academic and pastoral care, including:
for study advice and resources:
www.imperial.ac.uk/
postgraduate students can Counselling and mental health advice success-guide
your course director (for taught students) or The Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice
reach their full potential. f
academic supervisor (for research students), Service offers short-term individual counselling
who will be your primary point of guidance to all registered students, as well as Life Skills
So when it comes to and support throughout your time here; workshops. The service is free and confidential. INTERNATIONAL
f a dedicated Postgraduate Tutor and Its also possible to be referred to Student Mental STUDENT SUPPORT
your health and well-being, Director of Postgraduate Studies, who are Health Advisers or Study Mentors: Mental Health
we invest in support at responsible for the overall smooth running for advice and further support. Dedicated support
of your departments postgraduate teaching Our International Student
every level to take you from and research; Healthcare Support team provides support
strength to strength. f a personal tutor (for Masters students on We have an NHS Health Centre and Dental Surgery for all our international students.
larger courses) and members of your research at our South Kensington Campus providing a range This includes a year-round
group (for research students); and of services; students living outside the registration programme of social events
f a dedicated Departmental Disability Officer area are advised to register with a local GP. and trips to help you settle
for disabled students. into life in the UK. You will also
Multi-faith Centre benefit from a supportive social
You have the power to make real change to your Our multi-faith Chaplaincy in South Kensington has network of over 45 international
academic experience by providing feedback via Chaplains from many different religions, as well as and cultural societies within
the representative for your course or department, prayer rooms and information on places of worship, Imperial College Union.
Find out more: elected each year from amongst the student body. to support your spiritual and religious life. The Centre
www.imperial.ac.uk/student-space also runs mindfulness meditation classes and offers Visa and immigration advice
one-to-one support for personal and faith concerns. Our trained advisers can provide
expert advice on a wide range
Disability Advisory Service of visa and immigration issues,
Disabled students and those with a specific including extending your visa to
STUDENT HUB learning difficulty or enduring health or mental continue your studies in the UK
health condition can access confidential advice and working in the UK after you
The Student Hub brings together many and tailored teaching and learning support from graduate (see page 64).
of our key support services in one place on our Disability Advisory Service. We encourage you
our South Kensington Campus, including: to contact us in advance to discuss your needs: English language support
accommodation, admissions, exam disabilities@imperial.ac.uk Our Centre for Academic
arrangements, exchange programmes, English provides free language
student financial support and tuition fees, Students with children support while youre studying,
student records, visas, and well-being. The Early Years Education Centre at the South to improve your English in both
Kensington Campus provides 140 places for children an academic and social context
aged six months to five years. Part-time places are (see page 65). Classes are held
available and you may be able to access financial help at our South Kensington and
towards the costs. Please note, a waiting list applies. Hammersmith Campuses.

42 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 43


student life

Living in London
Students come from all over the LIFE IN THE CAPITAL
If you want a student experience
world to study in London and the unlike any other then London has
city thrives on the diversity that this plenty to offer. Its home to world
famous theatre, a huge range of
brings. Home to over 300 languages
iconic music venues and sporting
and people of all different cultures, arenas, over 250 festivals per year,
faiths and backgrounds, London is restaurants offering cuisine from
around the globe and a wealth of
a place for everyone. historical and cultural attractions.

And with a wide variety of student


Find out more: discounts available, and many
www.imperial.ac.uk/ of the citys top attractions free
study/living-in-london to enjoy, living on a student
budget doesnt have to mean
sacrificing your social life!

1st
London is the UKs best
No. 1
London retained the top spot
student city and third best as a centre for business,
in the world innovation and culture
QS Best Student Cities ranking 2017 PwCs Cities of Opportunities Index 2016

STUDYING being at the heart of a global


business community, with lots
you are ideally placed to
attend interviews, undertake
opportunities to attend
public events run by
being immersed in a dynamic
culture of enterprise and
AT IMPERIAL of opportunities to engage with internships and start building professional societies which innovation, drawing inspiration
MEANS... employers the reputation of our
graduates came in the top ten in
a network of useful business
contacts at events and company
have their headquarters in
London, including the British
from world class institutions
such as the Natural History
a worldwide employer survey. presentations that could be Medical Association and Museum, Science Museum
QS World University Rankings 2018 invaluable to your career. the Royal Society. and British Library.

44 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 45


student life

Accommodation PRIVATE
ACCOMMODATION
London has a wide range of
Whether you prefer privately rented housing available,

accommodation thats been POSTGRADUATE but dont panic if you dont know

designed with postgraduates HALLS OF RESIDENCE where to start as Imperials Student


Hub team can provide plenty of
advice and support, including:
in mind or you are considering
GRADPAD
Londons huge range of Gradpad accommodation has been designed f a Private Housing Guide, PROPERTY SEARCH WEBSITE
private housing options, exclusively for postgraduate students, with halls with hints and tips on We run a property search website exclusively
in two Central London locations: house hunting for Imperial students. Use Imperial Home
we can help you find a home f lists of estate agents properties Solutions to search for properties and create
thats right for you. f Griffon Studios Battersea f detailed advice on tenancy your own shortlist. You can also connect with
f Wood Lane Studios White City agreements potential flatmates via the message board,
f area guide and postcode maps and access a wide range of housing advice
Both halls offer self-contained studio apartments f details of estate agents, to help you in your search.
and a range of communal facilities, all within hostels and hotels
easy reach of public transport. f annual housing events to
assist with your search www.imperialhomesolutions.co.uk
COLLEGE ACCOMMODATION
AT SILWOOD PARK
Students studying at our Silwood Park Campus Popular areas to live
in Ascot can choose from single and couples
accommodation in one of Imperials five halls WHITE CITY
of residence. SOUTH
SHEPHERDS KENSINGTON
BUSH
CAMPUS Find out more:
ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATION
www.imperial.ac.uk/
Accessible accommodation is available
HAMMERSMITH EARLS accommodation/
at both GradPad and Silwood Park COURT
WEST privatehousing
contact our Disability Advisory Service at
KENSINGTON
disabilities@imperial.ac.uk.

RIVER THAMES

Get information on facilities, BATTERSEA


FULHAM
current prices and 360 tours,
and find out how to apply:
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/
campus-life/accommodation/
halls/pg
CLAPHAM
PUTNEY JUNCTION

46 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 47


about imperial

YOUR STUDY
OPTIONS
Imperial offers many different postgraduate
study options. Which route is right for
you will depend on a number of factors,
including the level of degree you currently
hold, which subject you are interested
in and your career goals.

This section outlines some of the typical study routes


you can follow, with examples of the careers that
former students have gone into. As an Imperial degree
is highly valued by all kinds of employers across the
world,
Chelsea these are provided as a guide only.
Embankment,
just a 30-minute walk from
the South Kensington Campus

48 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 49


your study options

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH


(MPH)

Masters qualifications What Combines taught


material with a compulsory
dissertation and placement
as a public health professional.
Includes a specialist stream in
Most of our Masters courses are SOME OF OUR GRADUATES... global health for students who
available on a full-time basis and want to understand the health,
normally last 12 months with little economic, political, social and
break. There are also some two- biomedical challenges and
and three-year part-time courses innovations associated with MASTER OF EDUCATION
(see pages 70109). poor health worldwide. (MEd)

All courses include a taught Career path Public health What Founded in research
programme of lectures, seminars, practice and related fields. but also includes taught material
and labs (if appropriate to your and a compulsory dissertation.
subject). You will also have the Dr Murphy Westwood Julya Ajulo Alumni include: At Imperial, the MEd is offered
chance to master new techniques MSc Taxonomy and MSc Petroleum Engineering 2009 f Medical educator in Surgical Education.
Biodiversity 2004 Senior Production Engineer at
and skills by completing a Director of Global Tree Statoil, optimising production from f Public health intelligence analyst
significant piece of research. Conservation at the Morton oil and gas wells in the Norwegian f Policy advisor Career path Progression in
Arboretum in Chicago, USA continental shelf an established career in the field.

Alumni include:
f Surgical registrar
f Consultant anaesthetist
MASTER OF RESEARCH (MRes) MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSc) MASTER OF BUSINESS f Doctor
ADMINISTRATION (MBA) f Medical researcher
What A research-orientated What Provides in-depth training in a specialist
route offering greater independence subject as well as an opportunity to hone your What For people in a demanding
of learning and increased specialisation expertise and develop your research and/or technical job who want to accelerate or change
for those intending to undertake skills. It combines taught material with an element their careers. Available within Imperial POSTGRADUATE
extensive research. It includes a of independent research, normally assessed in the College Business School as a full-time, CERTIFICATES (PG Cert)
substantial research project accounting form of a substantial dissertation or report. online and weekend-only programme. AND DIPLOMAS (PG Dip)
for at least 50 per cent of the programme,
and provides a good foundation for Career path Very flexible, providing the foundation Career path Requires three or What Full- or part-time
doctoral study or a research career. for specialisation or diversification into a different more years prior work experience. The courses which can be taken on
sector/industry. Also often the route onto a graduate Imperial MBA is ideally suited to those their own or, in some cases, can
Career path Further research either training programme or into a more specialised role. with a strong specialised or technical be used to build towards an MSc.
as a research assistant or PhD student. background, now seeking to progress A PG Certificate has a credit value
Many of our courses are science-based Alumni include: into strategic and leadership roles. of at least 30 ECTS and typically
and therefore lead to scientific positions. f Formula 1 aerodynamicist involves nine months part-time
f Senior research associate Alumni include: study. A PG Diploma is similar but
Alumni include: f Digital marketing specialist f Global sourcing manager typically lasts two years part-time
f R&D engineer f Genetic technologist f Strategy consultant and therefore has a credit value
f Marine conservationist f Nuclear engineer f Investment director of at least 60 ECTS. See our course
f Clinical trials manager f Ecologist f Risk analyst list on pages 110114 to find out
f Research technician f TV researcher f Structural engineer where these are available.

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your study options

MASTERS STUDY: TRAINING AND SUPPORT


Your course director, personal tutor
WHAT TO EXPECT (for larger courses) and lecturers are
the first point of contact for help and
STUDY INTENSITY support in your studies. They can,
The pace of Masters study is usually for example, set up additional study
significantly faster than undergraduate study, opportunities such as extra reading,
requiring a commitment to a sustained period teaching or online study. We also
of work right from the start. Most postgraduate encourage you to take advantage
students feel under time pressure at some point. of training opportunities like the
This is normal and is a reflection of the intensity Graduate Schools MasterClass
and amount of work undertaken. The Graduate programme. These courses are
Students Union and the Graduate School specifically designed to develop
organise lots of events throughout the year to the personal and professional skills
help you maintain a good worklife balance. of Masters students (see page 20).
The Library also offers one-to-one and
As well as attending lectures and seminars, group training sessions (see page 36).
you will be expected to undertake more directed 1
background reading and to arrive at solutions Every department has a staff
2
for yourself. The success of your experience will student committee, where elected
rely on your ability to set your own study targets representatives from the student
and motivate yourself. But greater independence RESEARCH PROJECT body have input into the teaching that
doesnt mean youll be on your own we also We place great emphasis on the integration takes place within the department.
have a comprehensive network of academic and of our Masters level courses with our world We also have a College-wide support
pastoral support in place to help you get the class research. Your degree will normally include network to look after your general
most out of your experience. a significant piece of research that will be well-being (see pages 4243).
submitted as a report or dissertation. You may
also undergo an oral examination (viva voce) All new students are invited to
on your work. MRes students may undertake attend Welcome Week at the start
more than one project, with this component of the academic year. This includes
3
accounting for more than 50 per cent of the a programme of activities, talks
TEACHING STYLE final degree award. and events for postgraduates to
Masters level study involves learning new introduce you to College life,
technical skills and requires you to think about The quality of your own understanding, thinking current students and staff.
concepts and methods more deeply and critically. and initiative are very important in the research
You will still attend lectures, seminars and labs project. You will pose questions and seek answers DOING PAID WORK
(if appropriate to your subject). However, you will by using and applying techniques and research WHILE STUDYING
be expected to spend much of your time working skills, analysing data and reviewing literature. Our degrees are very demanding so
independently or in groups, and group work we recommend that full-time students
may form part of your assessment. On most courses there is a period of several do not work during term time. If this is
months with little scheduled teaching when unavoidable (and your visa permits it),
Your lecturers will teach on the course, give you 1 MA/MSc Innovation Design Engineering students the bulk of the research project is carried out, we advise you to work no more than
have developed a device to demonstrate how
reading lists, make support materials available, people living with quadriplegia could compete
requiring you to plan your time effectively. 1015 hours per week, which should
set practicals, formal and less formal assessments, with able-bodied people in clay pigeon shooting. be principally at weekends.
offer research projects (although for some courses 2 Anna-Margarita Papadakes became a brand Your project will normally be supervised by
consultant and strategy trainer at Google after
you may be expected to develop your own ideas), graduating with an MSc in Management in 2012.
an academic member of staff. However, they may For information on funding your
and give you feedback on your progress in various 3 MSc Science Media Production students at the delegate some of the day-to-day supervision to studies, including the Postgraduate
ways. You need to take these opportunities and student radio station, IC Radio. a member of their team, such as a PhD student, Loans for Masters study, see
shape them to your own needs and interests. who can give you more practical advice. pages 6869.

52 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 53


your study options

Research qualifications
The most common type of research PhD Split PhD scheme EngD
programme is the PhD. The majority Under the Split PhD scheme you may be permitted
of our academic departments offer PhD What This is the most to carry out some of your research abroad, either in What A four-year
opportunities. We also offer a new way common kind of research the field or at an overseas institution. Arrangements research degree of similar
of training PhD students through our programme. Normally it are normally confined to institutions with which standing to a PhD. Most of your
Research Council-funded PhD training takes three years full-time to the College has established links and in cases time (5075 per cent depending
centres (see pages 1617). complete. The majority of this where the research problem requires local field on the project) is usually spent
time is spent carrying out work, for example, the study of a particular aspect on an industrial placement,
Medically qualified professionals who are original research. of geology or biology. If your proposal for a Split undertaking research on behalf
looking to make a unique contribution to the PhD is approved, you will be required to be in of your host company. You also
knowledge in their clinical speciality may be Most Imperial PhD students physical attendance at the College for a minimum spend around nine months
interested in our MD(Res) qualifications. attend the College on a full-time of 12 months out of the normal 36 months duration taking advanced technical
basis. However, some choose of a PhD programme. and managerial courses.
to attend part-time, involving
SOME OF OUR GRADUATES... one to three days of study Partner Research Institution (PRI) scheme
per week. The study period is If you work in a public research institution, industrial
intensive and involves a series research laboratory or at another university then you MD(Res)
of milestones of progression, may be able to register for a PhD at Imperial but carry
which you must meet along out the research where you work, under our Partner What Aimed at clinicians.
the way (see page 57). Research Institution (PRI) scheme. Often shorter and more focused
on clinical research than a PhD.
Career path Extremely You should expect to spend at least two months
diverse, both within and per year at the College and the qualification is awarded
outside academia. Often by Imperial only. One of our major PRI schemes is
Dr Lesley Drake Dr Veronica Bray
followed by further research with Singapores Agency for Science, Technology and
PhD Epidemiology 1993 PhD Planetary Science 2009
Executive Director, Partnership Science team member of NASAs as a postdoctoral researcher Research (A*STAR), which involves two years of study
for Child Development; Deputy New Horizons and Cassini within a university. in Singapore and two years in London.
Director, London Centre for missions; Targeting Specialist
Neglected Tropical Diseases for NASAs HiRISE Camera

1 2
1 The experimental rooftop garden
at Eastside hall of residence was
created in April 2014. The team
is carrying out research to test
the effectiveness of green roofs
in terms of reducing temperature
and managing rain water runoff.
2 So much data is generated by
experiments at the Large Hadron
Collider in Geneva that CERN has chosen
Dr Gareth Davies Dr Ning Chen to spread the workload to computing
PhD Physics 1994 PhD Chemical Engineering 2012 centres and researchers around the
CEO of Kwiziq.com, a software Founder of Promegene, which world, including at Imperial.
programme that uses artificial offers gene sequencing technology
intelligence to teach languages services to hospitals

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your study options

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES: OUR RESEARCH


APPROACH
YOUR THESIS
The main activity of any research
WHAT TO EXPECT We place a lot of importance on programme is to carry out an
working across subject boundaries original research project under
Choosing a research programme means and the need to establish peer the direction of one or more
embarking on one of the most intensive study groups across departments. supervisors, to be written up
experiences of your academic career so far. To help with this, we organise as a thesis. Your supervisor will
Working largely independently, under the a range of development activities read your thesis thoroughly and
supervision of our experts, youll be focused that bring together students make constructive comments
on making new discoveries and contributing from across the College. on both style and intellectual
new knowledge in your chosen field. content before you submit it.
As a global university with
many international partners, Your thesis will be examined
we can offer you the chance to by a minimum of two examiners:
develop global research skills via one from within the College
our Global Fellows Programmes, and one from academia, industry
which give you the chance to PhD student Michael Merlin investigating a power inverter or another profession. You will
collaborate with peers from in the Maurice Hancock Smart Energy Laboratory. defend your work in an oral
our partner institutions. examination (viva voce).

All of our research programmes The Graduate School provides


are supported by an integrated PLANNING YOUR TIME training in both thesis writing
programme of professional If youre studying full-time, you should aim to and preparing for the viva.
development, to ensure you develop complete your PhD in 36 months and submit your
as a well-rounded researcher thesis for examination no later than 48 months TEACHING
and gain the skills and experience from the date of initial registration. OPPORTUNITIES
you need to successfully complete Many PhD students are
your degree and move forward in Early stage (09 months) involved with the teaching,
your career (see pages 2021). At nine months you will undertake an assessment supervision and assessment
involving the submission of a written report and an of both undergraduate and
We work hard to ensure you oral examination on that report. The Graduate School Masters students.
have access to both academic provides training in key skills such as presenting,
and pastoral support throughout statistics, writing and personal effectiveness that Working as a Graduate Teaching
your time here, both at will help you prepare. Assistant (GTA) enables you to
departmental level and College- broaden your knowledge base
wide (see pages 4243). Mid-stage (918 months) and gain communication and
You will continue with your programme of research task management experience.
and undertake further professional skills training. To support our GTAs, the Graduate
School and the Colleges
These state-of-the-art facilities house
some of the animals that the College works
Late stage (1824 months) Educational Development Unit
with to improve our understanding of the You will undertake a late-stage assessment, have developed a graduate
basic biology of infection, injury and chronic conducted by your department, to see whether teaching assistant training
disease. Imperial believes that, in cases where
no other alternatives exist, the use of animals
you have a realistic research plan in place for programme (STAR). STAR provides
in research is an essential step for finding new successfully completing the programme. PhD students with the chance to
treatments and cures, and vital for improving obtain Associate Fellowship of
human and animal health and welfare. Staff
are trained to treat animals in the Colleges
Throughout the programme you will take a full part the Higher Education Academy
care with the fullest respect and to show in academic life, attending seminars and presenting a qualification increasingly
due consideration at every level. your research. You may also have the chance to sought by employers across
attend national and international conferences. the education sector.

56 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 57


about imperial

FINANCE
AND
ADMISSIONS

We welcome applications from qualified


students from around the world.

If youre considering applying to Imperial,


use this section to find out more about
the process of applying for Masters
study or a research programme. You can
also find information on funding from An undergraduate and a PhD student
working in a zebrafish lab. They are
the College and external sources. researching the impact of a western-style
diet on inflammation and immunoregulation,
using zebrafish larvae.

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finance and admissions

Applying for Masters study

3 ATTEND AN INTERVIEW
Depending on which course you
are applying for, you may be invited
to attend an interview. This could be
5 CONSIDER YOUR FUNDING
OPTIONS AND PAY YOUR
COURSE DEPOSIT
You should be aware of funding deadlines,
in person or via Skype. particularly if you are planning to apply
for any College awards. See pages 6869
for more information about funding your

4
studies, including the UK governments
TRACK YOUR APPLICATION Postgraduate Loans for Masters study.
Once you have submitted your
www.imperial.ac.uk/ application, you will be able to track Taught course and research Masters
study/pg the progress of your application online. offer holders need to pay a deposit
We will email you with details of how as part of the offer condition(s).
to do this. This will be deducted from the
balance of your tuition fees.

1 CHOOSE A COURSE AND CHECK


THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Check our course tables (pages 70109)
to see our available programmes. This list
2 APPLY ONLINE
All applicants must apply online at:
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/
apply/how-to-apply
If we make you an offer of a place,
you will be able to accept or decline it
online. You will need to do this within
the given time limit or we may withdraw
For help with your application email:
admissions.enquiries@imperial.ac.uk

may change during the year, so check our your offer. If you wish to defer your place, PLEASE NOTE: A non-refundable fee applies
to Imperial College Business School Masters
website for the most up-to-date options. You can normally apply for up to you will need to send a written request applications: 100 for MBA applications
two courses. Your first choice will be to the appropriate admissions team. and 50 for MSc courses.
The entry requirements in our course processed first. Your second choice will
tables reflect the typical standards sought only be considered if your first-choice
by departments for applicants with UK application is unsuccessful.
qualifications. Departments consider a
range of factors, and where typical entry You will need to upload documents
requirements are not met but an applicant with your application. These may include
has significant other relevant merits, your CV, transcripts, degree certificates,
achievements and/or experience, they may relevant professional qualifications,
still submit an application. For guidance on evidence of your English language ability
the international qualifications we accept and contact details for two referees.
see: www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/
apply/requirements/pgacademic Most courses dont have a formal closing
date, but will close when they are full,
For information on our English language so you should apply as early as possible
requirements, and ATAS certificates for to avoid disappointment.
overseas applicants, see pages 6465.
We aim to process all applications
PLEASE NOTE: the international entry requirements listed
online are the College minimum the requirements for within six to eight weeks but it may
individual departments may vary. take longer during busy periods.

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finance and admissions

Research applications
The process of preparing a research
application and searching and applying
for funding can be a long one, so give
yourself plenty of time to do a good
job ideally at least a year before you
intend to start your programme.

1 SEARCH OUR
STUDENTSHIPS
Each year we offer a number of
OR PROPOSE YOUR OWN
RESEARCH PROJECT
Many of our departments welcome year-
funded research projects. These
studentships come with a named
supervisor in a particular department,
centre or institute. Before applying, we
round applications from suitably qualified
candidates with their own research ideas:

Identify a potential supervisor


2 APPLY
Our studentships normally have
a fixed deadline, so you should make
a note of these in advance. Other
3 INTERVIEW
Most departments interview applicants
before making a decision on whether
to offer you a place. This could be in
recommend reading extensively around Your chosen department may expect you departments/schemes may restrict person, or via Skype if it is not possible
the project to make sure its an area to gain support from a supervisor before applications to particular times. for you to visit the College.
to which you can add value. You also applying visit their website to identify
normally have to gain the support of the potential supervisors and make sure their You will need to upload documents
supervisor before applying, so contact expertise fits with your ideas. Contact with your application. These may include
them in advance to introduce yourself
and find out whats expected
of potential candidates.
them directly to discuss your idea. Theyll
want to know more about you, so its
also appropriate to send your CV.
your CV, transcripts, degree certificates,
relevant professional qualifications,
evidence of your English language
ability (see page 65) and contact details
4 TRACK YOUR APPLICATION
Once you have submitted your application,
you will be able to track the progress
of your application online. We will email
Research proposal for two referees. Overseas students may you with details of how to do this. If we
Your potential supervisor may ask need to apply for an ATAS certificate offer you a place, you will be able to
Search our studentships:
you to formalise your idea as a research before they can apply for a Tier 4 visa accept or decline it online.
www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/
proposal. This should define a clear (see page 64). All students should start
opportunities/phd-vacancies
research question and explain how looking for funding as soon as possible
your work will contribute to and develop (see pages 6869).
(or challenge) existing knowledge in
the field. Its important to tailor your
proposal to the department youre
applying to, and be prepared to take the
All applicants need to apply online:
5 REGISTER ONLINE
If you accept an offer to study at
Imperial, you will be able to register
online after meeting all the conditions
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/
comments of your potential supervisor of your offer.
pg/apply/how-to-apply
on board. For more general advice on
how to write a good research proposal,
see: www.findaphd.com/advice/finding/
writing-phd-research-proposal.aspx

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finance and admissions

ENGLISH LANGUAGE
REQUIREMENTS
All Imperial applicants must prove that

International applicants they have a sufficiently good level of written


and spoken English to meet the demands
of our challenging academic environment.

Applicants with a first degree taught


If youre considering applying to ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY in English and awarded by a university in
APPROVAL SCHEME (ATAS) Australia, Canada, Guyana, Ireland, New
Imperial from overseas, additional entry Overseas students applying for a Zealand, South Africa, UK, USA or the West
www.imperial.ac.uk/
academic-english
requirements may apply. This includes Masters or research programme in Indies (when studied in that country) will
certain subjects may be required to automatically satisfy the English language
the level of English language proficiency
apply for an Academic Technology requirements for the majority of our
that you need to demonstrate. Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate programmes. All other students need to ENGLISH LANGUAGE
as a condition of their offer. If this demonstrate their proficiency in English SUPPORT
applies to you, please ensure that as part of the application process. For each The Colleges Centre for Academic
APPLYING FOR A VISA you make the application as soon test or qualification, you must achieve English runs 12-week and 6-week
International students from outside the European as possible as an ATAS application either the standard or higher College pre-sessional English courses for
Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland usually need can take at least 20 working days requirement check our course tables postgraduate applicants with an
a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. to be processed. When issued, (pages 70109) to see which level is offer conditional on them meeting
Our International Student Support team can provide an ATAS certificate is valid for required for your chosen degree. the English language requirement
up-to-date advice and guidance on applying for this six months to use with your visa for their course. Passing the final
visa before you travel to the UK. If family members application. If you need an ATAS We accept a wide range of English assessment of either course satisfies
(dependants) will be joining you, the team can certificate and cannot provide language qualifications. We also accept the Colleges English language
help with their visa applications too. one with your visa application, test scores obtained via one of following: requirement. We also run a 3-week
it will automatically be refused. pre-sessional course. This is for
This support continues when youre here, with regular Find out more about ATAS at: applicants who have already met
immigration updates and workshops covering a range www.gov.uk/academic-technology- English language requirements our English language requirements
of topics, such as extending your visa to continue approval-scheme but wish to extend their academic
your studies in the UK and working in the UK after STANDARD HIGHER language and literacy before they
you graduate. The team also provides support to help start their degree.
IELTS 6.5 overall 7.0 overall
you settle into life in the UK, including a year-round (minimum 6.0 (minimum 6.5
programme of social events and trips. in all elements) in all elements) The Centre also provides free
Pearson 62 overall 69 overall
English language support while
Academic (PTE) (minimum 56 (minimum 62 youre studying. This includes
in all elements) in all elements) classes and workshops on
Find out more online:
TOEFL (iBT) 92 overall 100 overall academic language and language
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/
(minimum 20 (minimum 22 skills; one-to-one consultations
international-students in all elements) in all elements) with a tutor to work on a piece of
PLEASE NOTE Test scores are valid for two years
your academic writing or an oral
from the date you take the test. presentation; online self-study
resources; and a language pair
scheme (the Conversation Project)
which partners you with a native
See the full list of accepted qualifications: speaker to practise your social and
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/ conversational English. Classes are
apply/requirements/english available at our South Kensington
and Hammersmith Campuses.

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finance and admissions

LIVING COSTS
It can be costly to live in any big city, but
with sensible planning its possible to enjoy

Funding your studies London on a budget. The table below shows


a rough guide to the amount you should expect
to spend to live comfortably. Actual costs will
vary according to your lifestyle and how good
you are at sticking to a budget. It includes
Completing a postgraduate Whether youre considering accommodation, utilities, food, travel within
Masters or Doctoral study, there London, and personal/leisure costs, but does
qualification at Imperial requires are two major costs to consider: not include tuition fees or any extra course
a sustained commitment to tuition fees and living costs. costs that may apply.
your studies right from the start.
TUITION FEES STUDENT DISCOUNTS
We recommend budgeting for Our postgraduate tuition fees Your student card gives you access to all
student life well in advance to make vary per course. You can find the kinds of discounts, from cinema tickets and
fee for your course(s) of interest on clothes to meals in restaurants. If you are
sure that funding issues are not our website, and in the course tables studying full-time, and living solely with other
a barrier to you getting the most in this prospectus (see terms and full-time students, you will also be exempt from
conditions on page 115). For the latest Council Tax. Full-time students can also get a
out of your experience. updates on how the EU Referendum 30 per cent discount on certain Transport for
will affect EU students see: London season tickets and travelcards with
www.imperial.ac.uk/about/ an 18+ Student Oyster photocard. See:
imperial-and-the-european-union www.tfl.gov.uk/photocard

Course deposits
If we make you an offer of a place Approximate living costs
on a Masters course at Imperial, you
WEEKLY 52 WEEKS
will need to pay a deposit as part of
the offer condition(s). This will be Accommodation
deducted from your tuition fees. 176 9,152
and utilities
Food 50 2,600
www.imperial.ac.uk/ Travel* 27 1,080
study/pg/fees-and-
Personal and leisure
39 2,028
funding/tuition-fees
Total 292 14,860

* Zones 13 with 18+ Student Oyster card. 52-week cost


is based on the cost of an annual travelcard.
Figures taken from a survey of Imperial students in 2016

PhD student Elsa Sotiriadiss research focuses


www.imperial.ac.uk/study/ on the development of a biotechnological screening
pg/fees-and-funding/ system that will aid in the discovery and evaluation
managing-your-money of new, more effective and affordable compounds
for cancer therapy and research.

66 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 67


MASTERS FUNDING OTHER FUNDING SOURCES
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate
Funding can help you to search for funding
POSTGRADUATE LOAN FOR Repayment opportunities from charities and trusts.
MASTERS STUDY The earliest you start repaying your This could be anything from a few
Home and EU Masters students may be eligible for loan is the April after you complete hundred pounds for specific items to larger
a non-means-tested loan from the UK government. or leave your course. Repayments amounts towards tuition fees or living
start automatically once you are costs. Eligibility criteria vary. See:
Eligible courses in employment and earning over a www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/
f Taught and research-based Masters courses in certain threshold (21,000 for English alternative-guide-to-funding
any subject, including professional Masters and Welsh students; 17,775 for
f One and two year full-time courses students from Scotland and Northern Other potential sources of funding include:
f Part-time courses studied over two to four years, Ireland). Any undergraduate loans
as long as you study at 50% intensity of the you have will be repaid at the same f Professional and Career Development
equivalent full-time course (e.g. up to two years time. Visit our website for more bank loans that you can use to help
for the equivalent of a one year full-time course) details (see web link left). pay for work-related learning. Eligibility
criteria apply. See: www.gov.uk/
As a guide, for 201718 students from England, ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS career-development-loans
Wales and the EU could apply for up to 10,280; Once youve identified your area of f Employer sponsorship students
students from Northern Ireland for up to 5,500; and interest, its worth checking whether entering further study from or during
students from Scotland could apply for up to 5,500 your chosen department has any employment may be able to get
for tuition fees and 4,500 towards living costs. available scholarships. You can help from their employer.
201819 figures have not yet been confirmed. search all these in one place using f Teaching assistantships a number
our Scholarships search tool (see of departments offer paid teaching
For more detailed information:
Lower level qualifications such as PG Certificates below). Be aware that eligibility opportunities for PhD students.
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/
and Diplomas are not eligible, and you are not criteria usually apply. Application f Sports scholarships for students
pg/fees-and-funding/loans/
eligible if you already hold a Masters qualification deadlines also vary, so start your who are aspiring to be, or already are,
postgraduate-loan-for-
or equivalent (including an integrated Masters). search early to avoid missing out. competing at national or international
masters-study
level. See: www.imperial.ac.uk/
sport/performance-sport

FUNDING FOR
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
We encourage international students to
Search all of our scholarships in one place:
FUNDING A PhD www.imperial.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/ Departmental studentships
Funding for specific research
contact the Ministry of Education or British
Council in their home country for funding
scholarships-search
projects is often available via our advice. See: www.educationuk.org
STUDENTSHIPS AND departments. These studentships
SCHOLARSHIPS normally cover your tuition fees We also have a number of
Studentships represent a major source Presidents PhD Scholarships (at the Home/EU rate) and an scholarships available to promote
of funding for UK and EU students. Imperial offers 50 full scholarships each year, annual stipend for living costs. international collaboration.
which are open to the most talented students
Research Council-funded studentships from around the world. Successful candidates Consideration for an award is
Fully-funded studentships are available receive funding for their tuition fees and a stipend usually based on academic merit or
Find out more:
through our PhD training centres as a way of 21,000 per year for up to three and a half potential, though other criteria may
www.imperial.ac.uk/
of encouraging research in a particular years to work within their chosen field. We also also apply. Use our Scholarships
fees-and-funding/pg/
area. Funding from UK research councils provide 2,000 per year for up to three years search tool to look for opportunities,
international-scholarships
currently accounts for the biggest share of towards costs such as presenting at conferences. check deadlines and find out how
our research income see pages 1617. See: www.imperial.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/icphd to apply for individual awards.

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CONTENTS

Aeronautics 72
Bioengineering 73
Chemical Engineering 75
Civil and Environmental
Engineering 76
Computing 78
Dyson School of Design Engineering 79
Earth Science and Engineering 80
Electrical and Electronic
Engineering 81
Materials 82
Mechanical Engineering 83

KEY FACTS

Dean
Professor Nigel Brandon

Research income
104 million

Number of staff

FACULTY OF
1,774

Number of students

ENGINEERING
7,133

SOME OF OUR PEOPLE...

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang,


Director of Imperials Hamlyn Centre
Imperials Faculty of Engineering is for Robotic Surgery, was awarded
a CBE in 2017 for his contributions
unique in the UK in supporting world to biomedical engineering.

class teaching and research across the


full range of engineering disciplines Chemical Engineering PhD student
all located on a single campus in Clementine Chambon has helped
to provide a village in India with
South Kensington. It is a real research a stable source of electricity by
setting up a mini-solar grid via her
powerhouse, attracting a concentration start-up company, Oorja.

of talent from across the globe that


creates a stimulating and vibrant Dr Queenie Hoi Shan Chan (PhD
Astrobiology 2012, Department
culture of discovery. of Earth Science and Engineering)
is a postdoctoral research scientist
at NASA Johnson Space Center,
studying organic materials in
extraterrestrial objects.
Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of engineering ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Faculty of Engineering Department of Bioengineering

courses
ENGLISH FEE 201819
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MRes Bioengineering 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering, physical Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT


science, mathematical or life/ Overseas: 30,000 FT
biomedical sciences subject
MSc Biomedical Engineering 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering, physical Standard
science or mathematical subject
Department of Aeronautics MSc Human and Biological 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering, physical Standard
Robotics science or mathematical subject
MRes Medical Device Design 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering, physical Standard
ENGLISH FEE 201819 and Entrepreneurship science, mathematical or life/
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) biomedical sciences subject

MSc Advanced Aeronautical 1Y FT 2:1, preferably first class (1st) Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT, MRes Neurotechnology 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering or physical Standard
Engineering Honours, in an aerospace- or 6,250 PT science subject. A biological or
mechanical engineering-related Overseas: 30,000 FT, medical sciences background
degree with some experience of 15,000 PT may be considered if applicants
fluid and structural dynamics demonstrate substantial
quantitative skills
MSc Advanced Computational 1Y FT / 2:1 in engineering, physics, Standard
Methods for Aeronautics, 2Y PT mathematics or
Flow Management and computer science RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
Fluid-Structure Interaction
PhD Bioengineering research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
MSc Composites: the Science, 1Y FT / 2:1 in engineering (aeronautical Standard 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT
Technology and Engineering 2Y PT or mechanical), materials hold or be studying for a
MD(Res) Bioengineering research 24Y FT / Standard
Application of Advanced science, physics or chemistry Masters degree
46Y PT
Composites
MRes + Neurotechnology (delivered by 1Y + 3Y FT 2:1 in a physical science or Standard See CDT website:
MRes Fluid Dynamics across Scales 1Y FT First class (1st) Honours Standard
PhD our CDT in Neurotechnology for engineering subject. A biological www.imperial.ac.uk/
degree in an engineering,
Life and Health, see page 17) or medical sciences background neurotechnology/cdt
physical sciences or applied
may be considered if applicants
mathematics subject
demonstrate substantial
quantitative skills
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD Aeronautics research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT CONTACT DETAILS
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT Masters courses
hold or be studying for a Masters E be.mscadmissions@imperial.ac.uk
degree. Please gain support from
Research programmes
a supervisor before applying
E be.phdadmissions@imperial.ac.uk
MRes + Fluid Dynamics across Scales 1Y + 3Y FT See the Fluid Dynamics across Standard See CDT website:
CDT in Neurotechnology for Life and Health
PhD (delivered by our CDT of the Scales CDT website for details: www.imperial.ac.uk/
E Dr Kate Hobson: k.hobson@imperial.ac.uk
same name, see page 17) www.imperial.ac.uk/fluids-cdt/ fluids-cdt
admissions www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/bioengineering

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
CONTACT DETAILS
See terms and conditions on page 115.
Masters courses Applicants must gain support from a supervisor before applying.
E aero.msc-admissions@imperial.ac.uk This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
Research programmes
E Dr Peter Vincent via: lisa.kelly@imperial.ac.uk
CDT in Fluid Dynamics across Scales
E fluids@imperial.ac.uk
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/aeronautics

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of engineering ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Department of Chemical Engineering

ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MSc Advanced Chemical 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering, physical Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT


Engineering science, mathematical or life/ Overseas: 30,000 FT
biomedical sciences subject
MSc Advanced Chemical 1Y FT Standard
Engineering with
Biotechnology
MSc Advanced Chemical 1Y FT Standard
Engineering with Process
Systems Engineering
MSc Advanced Chemical 1Y FT Standard
Engineering with Structured
Product Engineering
MRes Molecular Science and 1Y FT 2:1 in an engineering or Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT
Engineering (delivered by physical sciences subject which Overseas: 30,000 FT
the Institute for Molecular includes some mathematics.
Science and Engineering, Grade A in A-level mathematics
see page 15) also required
PG Cert Process Automation, 6 months 2:1 in a science or engineering Standard See website for fee
Instrumentation and Control 2Y PT subject and at least one year of details (link under
industrial experience contact details below)
PG Dip Process Automation, 13Y PT Standard
Instrumentation and Control
MSc Process Automation, 25Y PT Standard
Instrumentation and Control

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD Carbonates and 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 12,000 FT
Carbon research 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 29,000 FT
hold or be studying for a
PhD Chemical Engineering 24Y FT / Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
Masters degree
research 46Y PT Overseas: 23,500 FT

CONTACT DETAILS
Advanced Chemical Engineering
E chemeng-msc-admissions@imperial.ac.uk
Process Automation
E msc-paic-admissions@imperial.ac.uk
Research programmes
E chemeng-phd-admissions@imperial.ac.uk
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/chemical-engineering

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
Applicants should apply to the PG Certificate in the first instance. On successful completion, they have the option to progress
to the PG Diploma and then the MSc. This is the only entry point to these higher courses.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

Professor John Dear and his research


group in the Department of Mechanical
Engineering using the tensile stress
machine to measure the deformation
and breaking points of materials.

74 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 75


Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of engineering ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

ENGLISH FEE 201718


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering RESEARCH PROGRAMMES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

PhD Civil Engineering research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT;
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT
ENGLISH FEE 201819 hold or be studying for a Masters
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) degree. Please gain support from
a supervisor before applying
Advanced Structural Engineering
PhD Sustainable Civil Engineering 4Y FT See the CDT website for details: Standard See CDT website:
MSc Concrete Structures 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a relevant subject Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT, (delivered by our CDT of the www.imperial.ac.uk/ www.imperial.ac.uk/
/3Y PT (such as civil engineering, 6,250 2Y PT, same name, see page 17) sustainable-civil-engineering sustainable-civil-
other branches of engineering, 4,167 3Y PT engineering
MSc Earthquake Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT Standard
natural sciences, earth sciences Overseas: 30,000 FT,
/ 3Y PT EngD Water Engineering 4Y FT See www.stream-idc.net/ Standard See IDC website:
and other numerate disciplines). 15,000 2Y PT,
MSc General Structural 1Y FT / 2Y PT Standard research (delivered in studying.php www.stream-idc.net
Relevant industrial/professional 10,000 3Y PT
Engineering / 3Y PT the IDC in Engineering
experience may also be
for the Water Sector)
MSc Structural Steel Design 1Y FT / 2Y PT considered. Grade B in A-level Standard
/ 3Y PT mathematics also required
CONTACT DETAILS

Environmental Engineering Masters courses


E cvpgo@imperial.ac.uk
MSc Environmental Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a relevant subject Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT,
(such as civil engineering, 6,250 PT Sustainable Civil Engineering
MSc Environmental Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT Standard E cdt.sustainablecivil@imperial.ac.uk
other branches of engineering, Overseas: 30,000 FT,
and Business Management
natural sciences, earth sciences 15,000 PT All other research programmes
MSc Hydrology and Business 1Y FT / 2Y PT and other numerate disciplines). Standard E Sarah Willis: s.willis@imperial.ac.uk
Management/Water Relevant industrial/professional
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/civil-engineering
Resources Management experience may also be
considered. Grade B in A-level
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
mathematics also required
See terms and conditions on page 115.
Joint course with University College London (UCL).
Fluid Mechanics This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
MSc Engineering Fluid Mechanics Home/EU: 12,500 FT, in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in an engineering or science Standard
for the Offshore, Coastal Industrial Doctorate Centre led by Cranfield University, in partnership with Imperial College London, University of Exeter,
subject. Grade A in A-level 6,250 PT
University of Sheffield and Newcastle University.
and Built Environments mathematics also required Overseas: 30,000 FT,
15,000 PT

Geotechnics
MSc Soil Mechanics 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a relevant subject Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT,
(such as civil engineering, 6,250 PT
MSc Soil Mechanics and 1Y FT / 2Y PT Standard
other branches of engineering, Overseas: 30,000 FT,
Business Management/
natural sciences, earth sciences 15,000 PT
Engineering Seismology/
and other numerate disciplines).
Environmental Geotechnics
Relevant industrial/professional
experience may also be
considered. Grade B in A-level
mathematics also required

Transport
MSc Transport 1Y FT / 2:1 in a relevant subject Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT,
2Y PT / (such as civil engineering, 6,250 2Y PT,
3Y PT other branches of engineering, 4,167 3Y PT
natural sciences, earth sciences Overseas: 30,000 FT,
MSc Transportand Business 1Y FT / Standard
and other numerate disciplines). 15,000 2Y PT,
Management 2Y PT /
Relevant industrial/professional 10,000 3Y PT
3Y PT
experience may also be
considered. Grade B in A-level
mathematics also required

For more information about our courses:


www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of engineering ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Department of Computing Dyson School of Design Engineering

ENGLISH FEE 201819 ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MRes Advanced Computing 1Y FT 2:1 with a substantial computing Standard Home/EU: 14,000 FT MA / Global Innovation Design 2Y FT 2:1 in any subject. Applicants Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
component Overseas: 30,500 FT MSc must show aptitude or great Fees set and charged
MSc Advanced Computing 1Y FT Standard
potential in design or technology- by the Royal College
MA / Innovation Design 2Y FT Standard
MSc Computing Science 1Y FT 2:1 in any subject Standard led innovation. In exceptional of Art. See:
MSc Engineering
circumstances applicants without www.rca.ac.uk/schools/
MSc Computing 1Y FT 2:1 in a science or engineering Standard
this degree qualification but school-of-design
(Artificial Intelligence/ subject, including computing
with excellent professional
Computational Management/
experience or outstanding
Machine Learning/
creative or technical abilities
Secure Software Systems/
will be considered
Software Engineering/
Visual Computing
and Robotics) RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD Design Engineering research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT
hold or be studying for a Masters
PhD Computing research 24Y FT / First class (1st) Honours in Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
degree. Please gain support from
46Y PT a 4-year MEng undergraduate Overseas: 23,500 FT
a supervisor before applying
degree, or a distinction at
PhD HiPEDS Advanced 4Y FT Standard See CDT website:
Masters level
Computing: High Performance wp.doc.ic.ac.uk/hipeds
CONTACT DETAILS
Embedded and Distributed
Systems (delivered by our All programmes
CDT of the same name, E design.engineering@imperial.ac.uk
see page 17) www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/design-engineering

CONTACT DETAILS * The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
Masters courses Double degree course with the Royal College of Art (RCA) all applications must be made direct to the RCA.
E doc-mscadmissions@imperial.ac.uk This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
Research programmes in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
E phd-admissions@imperial.ac.uk
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/computing

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
Applicants must provide Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for Quantitative Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning. As well as entering
the scores on the application form, applicants must ask the GRE organisation to send validating certificates to the Department. Only the first
scores submitted will be considered. While there is no minimum requirement for GRE scores, a strong application would include scores higher
than 159 for Quantitative Reasoning and higher than 145 for Verbal Reasoning. See www.ets.org/gre
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

For more information about our courses:


www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of engineering ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Department of Earth Science and Engineering Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

ENGLISH FEE 201819 ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MSc Metals and Energy Finance 1Y FT 2:1 in engineering, the physical Standard Home/EU: 21,000 FT MSc Analogue and Digital 1Y FT High first class (1st) Honours Higher Home/EU: 12,500 FT
sciences or economics, with Overseas: 34,500 FT Integrated Circuit Design degree (75% or over) in electrical Overseas: 30,000 FT
a substantial mathematics engineering or a related subject
MSc Communications and 1Y FT Higher
component. Appropriate
Signal Processing
experience, while not essential,
would be an advantage MSc Control Systems 1Y FT Higher

MSc Petroleum Engineering 1Y FT First class (1st) Honours degree Standard Home/EU: 16,250 FT MSc Future Power Networks 1Y FT Higher
in a science or engineering Overseas: 33,000 FT
subject. Applicants with other
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
qualifications but a minimum of
three years relevant industrial PhD Electrical Engineering 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Higher Home/EU: 4,265 FT
experience may be considered research 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT
MSc Petroleum Geoscience 1Y FT 2:1 in earth sciences. Standard hold or be studying for a
Other closely related earth/ Masters degree
environmental science degrees MRes + Future Power Networks 1Y + 3Y FT See the Departments Contact the University of Strathclyde:
and professionals with different PhD and Smart Grids website for details: eee-cdtadmissions@strath.ac.uk
qualifications but relevant (delivered by the CDT of www.imperial.ac.uk/
industrial experience may the same name, joint with electrical-engineering
be considered University of Strathclyde)
PhD High Performance Embedded 4Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard See CDT website:
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES and Distributed Systems Applicants must also normally wp.doc.ic.ac.uk/hipeds
(delivered by our CDT of the hold or be studying for a
PhD Earth Science and 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
same name, see page 17) Masters degree
Engineering research 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT
hold or be studying for a Masters
PhD Petroleum Engineering 24Y FT / Standard Home/EU: 12,000 FT CONTACT DETAILS
degree. Please gain support from
research 46Y PT Overseas: 29,000 FT
a supervisor before applying All programmes
We also have PhD opportunities available in the following Centres for Doctoral Training, of which Imperial is a partner institution: E admit.eee@imperial.ac.uk
NERC CDT in Oil & Gas (www.nerc-cdt-oil-and-gas.ac.uk); EPSRC CDT in Fuel Cells and Their Fuels (www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/ www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/electrical-engineering
chemical-engineering/energy-chemical/fuel-cells/CDT/index.aspx). For details and application procedures please see the CDT websites.
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
CONTACT DETAILS See terms and conditions on page 115.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
All programmes in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
E Samantha Symmonds, Postgraduate Education Manager: sam.symmonds@imperial.ac.uk Apply through the University of Strathclyde (eee-cdtadmissions@strath.ac.uk).
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/earth-science

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

For more information about our courses:


www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of engineering ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Department of Materials Department of Mechanical Engineering

ENGLISH FEE 201819 ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MSc Advanced Materials Science 1Y FT Minimum 2:1 in an engineering Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT MSc Advanced Mechanical 1Y FT / First class (1st) Honours degree Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT,
and Engineering or science subject (e.g. materials; Overseas: 30,000 FT Engineering 2Y PT / in engineering or science 6,250 2Y PT,
mechanical, civil or chemical 3Y PT 4,167 3Y PT
MSc Advanced Nuclear 1Y FT Standard
engineering; physics or chemistry) Overseas: 30,000 FT,
Engineering
15,000 2Y PT,
10,000 3Y PT
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
MSc Sustainable Energy Futures 1Y FT 2:1 in engineering or Higher Home/EU: 12,500 FT
PhD Materials research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT (delivered by Energy Futures physical sciences Overseas: 30,000 FT
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT Lab, see page 14)
hold or be studying for a Masters
degree. Please gain support from RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
a supervisor before applying
PhD Mechanical Engineering 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
PhD Advanced Characterisation 4Y FT See the Advanced Standard See CDT website:
research 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,500 FT
of Materials (delivered by our Characterisation of Materials www.cdt-acm.org
hold or be studying for a Masters
joint EPSRC CDT with UCL of CDT website for details: MD(Res) Mechanical Engineering 24Y FT / Standard
degree. Please gain support from
the same name, see page 17) www.cdt-acm.org/how-to-apply research 46Y PT
a supervisor before applying
MRes + Nuclear Energy (delivered 1Y + 3Y FT See the Nuclear Energy CDT Standard See CDT website:
EngD / Non-Destructive Evaluation 24Y FT See the Non-Destructive Standard See CDT website:
PhD by our ICO CDT in Nuclear website for details: www.imperial.ac.uk/
PhD (delivered by our CDT in Evaluation CDT website for www.rcnde.ac.uk/
Energy, see page 17) www.imperial.ac.uk/nuclear-cdt/ nuclear-cdt
Quantitative Non-Destructive details: www.rcnde.ac.uk/ home-cdt
programme
Evaluation, see page 17) how-to-apply
We also have PhD opportunities available in the EPSRC CDT in Diamond Science and Technology, of which Imperial is a partner institution.
CONTACT DETAILS For details see: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/dst
All programmes
E mtpgadmit@imperial.ac.uk
CONTACT DETAILS
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/materials
Sustainable Energy Futures
E mscinsef@imperial.ac.uk
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115. All other programmes
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed E Kate Lewis, Postgraduate Administrator: kate.lewis@imperial.ac.uk
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/mechanical-engineering

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

For more information about our courses:


www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg

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CONTENTS

FACULTY OF Chemistry
Centre for Environmental Policy
86
87

NATURAL
Life Sciences 88
Mathematics 91
Physics 92

SCIENCES
KEY FACTS

Dean
Professor Tom Welton

Research income
74 million

Number of staff
1,390

Number of students
4,904

SOME OF OUR PEOPLE...

Professor Tom Welton,


Dean of the Faculty of Natural
Sciences, received an OBE in
2017 for his services to diversity
in education.

Grantham Institute PhD student


Florence Gschwend was featured
Five core scientific disciplines in the 2017 Forbes 30-under-30
list as the co-founder of Chrysalis
chemistry, life sciences, mathematics, Technologies, which transforms
waste wood material into fuel.
physics and environmental policy form
the backbone of the Facultys teaching
Alumnus Dr Matt Taylor (PhD
and research activities. Our research Space Plasma Physics 2000) is
a Project Scientist on the European
harnesses the breadth of our expertise Space Agencys Rosetta mission,
to meet the changing needs of society, which saw the comet lander
Philae touch down on the comet
industry and healthcare, and to address 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
in November 2014.
the global challenges of climate change,
energy, global health and security.
Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of natural sciences ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Faculty of Natural Sciences


ENGLISH FEE 201718
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

PhD Chemistry research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 28,600 FT

courses hold or be studying for a Masters


degree. Please gain support from
a supervisor before applying
MRes + Chemical Biology (delivered 1Y + 3Y FT Check the website of your chosen Standard See CDT website:
PhD by our CDT of the same name, CDT for details (see page 17) www.icb-cdt.co.uk
see page 17)
MRes + Plastic Electronic Materials 1Y + 3Y FT Standard See CDT website:
Department of Chemistry PhD (delivered by our CDT of the
same name, see page 17)
www.imperial.ac.uk/
plastic-electronics-cdt
MSc + Theory and Simulation 1Y + 3Y FT Standard See CDT website:
PhD of Materials (delivered by www.imperial.ac.uk/
ENGLISH FEE 201819
our CDT of the same name, theory-and-simulation-
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)
see page 17) of-materials
MRes Bioimaging Sciences 1Y FT 2:1 ina science, technology, Standard Home/EU: 11,100 FT We also have PhD opportunities available in the EPSRC CDT in Medical Imaging (joint with King's College London).
engineering or medicine subject Overseas: 30,900 FT For details see: www.imagingcdt.com
MRes Catalysis: Chemistry 1Y FT 2:1 in chemistry or an Standard
and Engineering engineering subject. A modest CONTACT DETAILS
level of background chemistry
or engineering knowledge MRes courses
is assumed E Michael Ray, Programme Coordinator: michael.ray@imperial.ac.uk

MRes Chemical Biology: 1Y FT 2:1 in any subject with more Standard Research programmes
Multidisciplinary Physical than 50% physical science E Doris Pappoe, Postgraduate Administrator: d.pappoe@imperial.ac.uk
Scientists for Next Generation content (e.g. chemistry, physics, www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/chemistry
Biological, Biomedical and mathematics, biophysics,
Pharmaceutical Research biochemistry, bioengineering)
and Development
MRes Drug Discovery 1Y FT 2:1 in a relevant subject, such as Standard
and Development: chemistry, pharmacy, physics,
Multidisciplinary Science for biochemistry and medicine Centre for Environmental Policy
Next Generation Therapeutics
MRes Green Chemistry, Energy 1Y FT Standard
and the Environment ENGLISH FEE 201819
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)
MRes Nanomaterials 1Y FT 2:1 in a relevant subject, such as Standard
chemistry, physics, mathematics, MSc Environmental Technology 1Y FT / 2:1 in any science, engineering Standard Home/EU:
materials, biochemistry and 2Y FT with or social sciences subject 11,500 1Y FT,
engineering industrial 5,750 2Y FT
MRes Plant Chemical Biology: 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in any subject with more Standard Home/EU: 11,100 FT, placement Overseas:
Multidisciplinary Research than 50% physical science 5,550 PT 26,000 1Y FT,
for Next Generation content (e.g. chemistry, physics, Overseas: 30,900 FT, 13,000 2Y FT
Agri-Sciences mathematics, biophysics, 15,450 PT MSc Sustainable Retirement 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in an appropriate subject Standard Home/EU and Overseas:
biochemistry, bioengineering) Investment and Management 15,000 FT, 7,500 PT
MRes Plastic Electronic Materials 1Y FT 2:1 in a relevant subject, such as Standard Home/EU: 15,500 FT
(hosted by the Department chemistry, pharmacy, physics, Overseas: 30,700 FT RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
of Physics, see page 92) biochemistry and medicine
PhD Environmental research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 22,700 FT
hold or be studying for a Masters
degree. Please gain support from
a supervisor before applying

CONTACT DETAILS
All programmes
For more information about our courses: E enquiries.env@imperial.ac.uk

www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/environmental-policy

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of natural sciences ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

ENGLISH FEE 201718


Department of Life Sciences RESEARCH PROGRAMMES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

PhD Life Sciences research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 23,000 FT
ENGLISH FEE 201819 hold or be studying for a
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) Masters degree
MSc Applied Biosciences 1Y FT 2:1 in biochemistry, Standard Home/EU: 10,800 FT MSc + Theoretical Systems 1Y + 3Y FT 2:1 in a biological, Standard See our website:
and Biotechnology biology or a related subject Overseas: 28,000 FT PhD Biology and Bioinformatics physical, computational www.imperial.ac.uk/
MSc Bioinformatics and 1Y FT 2:1 in a biological, Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT (the Wellcome Trust PhD or mathematical subject life-sciences/
Theoretical Systems Biology physical, computational Overseas: 28,000 FT training programme) postgraduate/research/
or mathematical subject phd-opportunities
MRes/ BBSRC Doctoral Training 1Y + 3Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard
MRes Biosystematics 1Y FT 2:1 in a biological or Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT MSc + Partnership (see page 17) Applicants must also normally
environmental subject Overseas: 22,600 FT PhD hold or be studying for a
Masters degree
MRes Computational Methods 1Y FT 2:1 in a life sciences or physical Standard
in Ecology and Evolution sciences subject. Grade A in
A-level mathematics CONTACT DETAILS
MSc Computational Methods 1Y FT Standard
in Ecology and Evolution Bioinformatics and Theoretical Systems Biology; Biosystematics; Taxonomy and Biodiversity
E jennifer.bennett@imperial.ac.uk
MSc Conservation Science 1Y FT 2:1 in any subject. Applicants Standard Home/EU: 10,800 FT
without the relevant level of Overseas: 22,600 FT All other Masters courses (South Kensington)
E Lucy Barron: l.barron@imperial.ac.uk
qualification but substantial field
experience may be considered All Masters courses (Silwood Park)
E amanda.ellis@imperial.ac.uk
MSc Ecological Applications 1Y FT 2:1 in a science-based subject Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT,
4,900 2Y PT, Research programmes
MSc Ecology, Evolution 1Y FT / 2Y PT / Standard
3,267 3Y PT E james.ferguson@imperial.ac.uk
and Conservation 3Y PT
Overseas: 22,600 FT, www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/life-sciences
MRes Ecology, Evolution and 1Y FT / 2Y PT / Standard 11,300 2Y PT,
Conservation Research 3Y PT 7,533 3Y PT
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
MRes Ecosystem and 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a science-based Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT, See terms and conditions on page 115.
Environmental Change subject and, ideally, experience 4,900 2Y PT Applicants not applying for a 1+3 studentship must gain support from a supervisor before applying.
in environmental research or Overseas: 22,600 FT, This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
policy, and a strong interest in 11,300 2Y PT in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
a research career in this field
MRes Molecular and Cellular 1Y FT 2:1 in a biosciences-based Standard Home/EU: 10,800 FT
Biosciences subject, and a commitment to Overseas: 28,000 FT
a career in biosciences research
MRes Molecular Plant and 1Y FT 2:1 in a science-based subject Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT
Microbial Sciences Overseas: 28,000 FT
MRes Plant Chemical Biology: 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a physical sciences- Standard Home/EU: 11,100 FT,
Multidisciplinary Research based subject 5,550 PT
for Next Generation Overseas: 30,900 FT,
Agri-Sciences (hosted by 15,450 PT
Department of Chemistry,
see page 86)
MRes Structural Molecular Biology 1Y FT 2:1 in a physical sciences- Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT
based subject Overseas: 28,000 FT
MRes Systems and Synthetic 1Y FT 2:1 in a physical, engineering, Standard
Biology mathematical, or life/biomedical
sciences-based subject
MSc Taxonomy and Biodiversity 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 2:1 in any area of biology Standard Home/EU: 9,800 FT,
3Y PT or a related subject 4,900 2Y PT,
3,267 3Y PT
Overseas: 22,600 FT,
11,300 2Y PT,
7,533 3Y PT
MRes Tropical Forest Ecology 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a science-based subject Standard Home/EU: 12,800 FT,
6,400 PT For more information about our courses:
Overseas: 25,600 FT,
12,800 PT
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of natural sciences ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Department of Mathematics

ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MSc Advanced Computational 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in engineering, Standard Home/EU: 12,500 FT,


Methods for Aeronautics, physics, mathematics 6,250 PT
Flow Management and or computer science Overseas: 30,000 FT,
Fluid-Structure Interaction 15,000 PT
(hosted by Department of
Aeronautics, see page 72)
MSc Applied Mathematics 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in mathematics, applied Standard Home/EU: 10,000 FT,
mathematics or a related subject 5,000 PT
such as engineering or physics Overseas: 26,000 FT,
13,000 PT
MSc Mathematics and Finance 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in mathematics or a physical Standard Home/EU and Overseas:
science with a substantial 30,500 FT, 15,250 PT
mathematics component
MSc Pure Mathematics 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in mathematics with a Standard Home/EU: 10,000 FT,
substantial pure mathematics 5,000 PT
component Overseas: 26,000 FT,
13,000 PT
MSc Statistics 1Y FT 2:1 in mathematics, applied Standard Home/EU: 11,500 FT
mathematics, statistics or Overseas: 26,000 FT
a related subject such as
engineering or physics
MRes Stochastic Analysis and 1Y FT 2:1 in mathematics, physics, Standard Home/EU: 10,000 FT
Mathematical Finance engineering or finance (with Overseas: 26,000 FT
a substantial mathematics
component). Evidence of aptitude
for research preferred

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD Mathematics research 34Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
56Y PT Applicants must also normally hold/ Overseas: 21,200 FT
be studying for a Masters degree
MRes + Mathematics of Planet Earth 1Y FT / 2Y PT See the Mathematics of Planet Higher See CDT website:
PhD (delivered by our joint CDT + 3Y FT Earth CDT website for details: www.mpecdt.org
with Reading, see page 17) www.mpecdt.org/admissions
We also have PhD opportunities available in the following Centres for Doctoral Training, of which Imperial is a partner institution:
London School of Geometry and Number Theory (joint with UCL and King's College London): www.lsgnt-cdt.ac.uk and Financial Computing
and Analytics (joint with UCL and LSE): www.financialcomputing.org. Please apply directly to the relevant CDT.

CONTACT DETAILS
Applied and Pure Mathematics
E mathsmsc@imperial.ac.uk
Mathematics and Finance
E mathfin@imperial.ac.uk
Statistics
E statsmsc@imperial.ac.uk
Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Finance
E mres.inmaths@imperial.ac.uk
Mathematics research
Imperial researchers have built the E mathsphd@imperial.ac.uk
magnetometer for the European Space
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/mathematics
Agencys Solar Orbiter spacecraft.
The instrument will measure the Suns
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
magnetic field and the role it plays in
See terms and conditions on page 115.
creating the solar wind (see page 12).
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of natural sciences ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

ENGLISH FEE 201819


Department of Physics RESEARCH PROGRAMMES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MSc + Quantum Engineering 1Y + 3Y FT Normally a first class (1st) Standard See the Quantum
PhD (delivered by the EPSRC Honours MEng/MSci degree in Systems Engineering
ENGLISH FEE 201819 Training and Skills Hub a relevant physical sciences or Hub website:
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) in Quantum Systems engineering subject www.imperial.ac.uk/
MRes Controlled Quantum 1Y FT First class (1st) Honours degree Standard Home/EU: 12,700 FT Engineering) quantum-systems-
Dynamics in physics Overseas: 29,500 FT engineering-hub

MSc Optics and Photonics 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in physics, mathematics or Standard Home/EU: 10,500 FT, MSc + Theory and Simulation 1Y + 3Y FT Check the website of your chosen Standard See CDT website:
electrical engineering, or evidence 5,250 PT PhD of Materials (delivered by CDT for details (see page 17) www.imperial.ac.uk/
of appropriate qualifications Overseas: 26,500 FT, our CDT of the same name, theory-and-simulation-
13,250 PT see page 17) of-materials

MRes Photonics 1Y FT 2:1 in physics, electrical Standard Home/EU: 10,500 FT We also have PhD opportunities available in the following Centres for Doctoral Training, of which Imperial is a partner institution:
or electronic engineering, Overseas: 25,700 FT Medical Imaging (joint with King's College London): www.imagingcdt.com and Diamond Science and Technology (joint with Warwick):
or a relevant science subject www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/dst. Please apply directly to the relevant CDT.

MSc Physics 1Y FT First class (1st) Honours Standard Home/EU: 10,500 FT


degree in physics with a strong Overseas: 26,500 FT CONTACT DETAILS
mathematical component. All programmes
MSc Physics with Extended 2Y FT Standard Home/EU: 7,900 FT
Other scientific subjects with E Loli Sanchez-Rey, Postgraduate Administrator: l.sanchez@imperial.ac.uk
Research Overseas: 19,400 FT
significant mathematics
This fee is fixed for www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/physics
and physics content may
be considered both years.
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
MSc Physics with Nanophotonics 1Y FT Standard Home/EU: 10,500 FT See terms and conditions on page 115.
Overseas: 26,500 FT Can be a springboard to a PhD within the CDT of the same name see the Research programmes above.
MSc Physics with Shock Physics 1Y FT Standard
This is a stream within MSc Physics. Students choosing this stream graduate with an MSc in Physics with Nanophotonics.
MRes Plastic Electronic Materials 1Y FT 2:1 in physics, chemistry, Standard Home/EU: 15,500 FT This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
chemical engineering, electrical Overseas: 30,700 FT in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
engineering, materials science Apply through the Quantum Systems Engineering Hub: www.imperial.ac.uk/quantum-systems-engineering-hub
or related subject
MSc Quantum Fields and 1Y FT / 2Y PT First class (1st) Honours degree Standard Home/EU: 10,500 FT,
Fundamental Forces in physics or mathematics with 5,250 PT
theoretical physics options Overseas: 26,500 FT,
13,250 PT
MSc Theory and Simulation 1Y FT First class (1st) Honours degree in Standard Home/EU: 12,700 FT
of Materials physical sciences or engineering Overseas: 29,500 FT
with strong mathematical content

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD Physics research 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Standard Home/EU: 4,265 FT
46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 24,500 FT
hold or be studying for a
Masters degree
MRes + Controlled Quantum 1Y + 3Y FT Check the website of your chosen Standard See CDT website:
PhD Dynamics (delivered by CDT for details (see page 17) www.imperial.ac.uk/
our CDT of the same name, controlled-quantum-
see page 17) dynamics
MRes + Photonics (based in the 1Y + 3Y FT First class (1st) Honours degree in Standard See website:
PhD Photonics Research Group) physics. Other scientific subjects www.imperial.ac.uk/
may be considered photonics
MRes + Plastic Electronic Materials 1Y + 3Y FT Check the website of your chosen Standard See CDT website:
PhD (delivered by our CDT of the CDT for details (see page 17) www.imperial.ac.uk/
same name, see page 17) plastic-electronics-cdt

For more information about our courses:


www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg

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CONTENTS

Institute of Clinical Sciences 96


Medicine 96
National Heart and Lung Institute 98
School of Public Health 99
Surgery and Cancer 100

KEY FACTS

Dean
Professor Gavin Screaton

Research income
170 million

Number of staff
2,830

Number of students

FACULTY OF
3,756

MEDICINE
SOME OF OUR PEOPLE...

Professor Mandy Fisher was


made a Dame for her fundamental
discoveries in HIV, subsequent
work on stem cells and
epigenetics, and advocacy for
The Faculty of Medicine is at the women in science.

forefront of translating biomedical


discoveries for the benefit of local, PhD student Ryan Robinson
(National Heart and Lung Institute)
national and global patient populations. made the 2017 Forbes 30-under-30
Europe list as the co-founder of
With research funding in excess of Aeropowder, a start-up developing
new ways to use feather waste.
170 million a year, our Academic Health
Science Centre partnership with Imperial
Physician and alumnus Dr Sir
College Healthcare NHS Trust, close Michael Jacobs (PhD Clinical
Medicine 1998) was awarded
connections with healthcare partners and a Knighthood for services to the
multidisciplinary collaborations with the prevention and treatment
of infectious diseases.
other College Faculties, were perfectly
placed to provide a world class teaching,
research and training environment.
Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of medicine ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Faculty of Medicine
ENGLISH FEE 201819
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MRes Experimental Neuroscience 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate science Standard Home/EU: 13,800 FT


subject Overseas: 32,500 FT

courses MSc Functional Omics 1Y FT 2:1 in chemistry, biochemistry


or a related biomedical sciences
subject. Applicants who dont
Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT
Overseas: 32,500 FT

meet these requirements but


have substantial relevant
industry experience may be
considered, subject to successful

Institute of Clinical Sciences completion of an entrance exam


MSc Human Molecular Genetics 1Y FT 2:1 in biochemical sciences, Higher
genetics or a related subject

ENGLISH FEE 201819 MSc Immunology 1Y FT 2:2 in an appropriate science Standard


RESEARCH PROGRAMMES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) subject, medicine, dentistry
or veterinary science
PhD Clinical Sciences research 34Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject Standard Home/EU: 5,900 FT
MRes Molecular Basis 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
46Y PT Other entry requirements may Overseas: 37,200 FT
of Human Disease science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT
apply. Please see the website
for details: www.lms.mrc.ac.uk/ MSc Molecular Biology and 1Y FT 2:2 in biological science, Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT
study-here/phd-studentships Pathology of Viruses medicine or veterinary science Overseas: 32,500 FT
MSc Molecular Medicine 1Y FT 2:2 in biological science, Standard
CONTACT DETAILS medicine or veterinary science

Research programmes PG Cert Paediatrics and Child Health 9 months PT 2:1 in a healthcare-related subject Standard See website for fee
E students@lms.mrc.ac.uk such as nursing, pharmacy, details (link under
PG Dip Paediatrics and Child Health 2Y PT Standard
physiotherapy or similar health contact details below)
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/clinical-sciences MSc Paediatrics and Child Health 2Y PT / science. Applicants with a Standard
3Y PT diplomaand substantial work
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level. experience in a healthcare field
See terms and conditions on page 115. may be considered, subject to
successful completion of
an entrance exam
MSc Translational Neuroscience 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate biological Higher Home/EU: 10,600 FT
science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

Department of Medicine MRes + Molecular and Cellular 1Y + 3Y FT 2:1 in a science-based subject Standard See our website:
PhD Basis of Infection www.imperial.ac.uk/
(the Wellcome Trust PhD wellcome-infection-phd
training programme)
ENGLISH FEE 201819
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) PhD Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / Normally either an MBBS degree Standard Home/EU: 5,900 FT
46Y PT or a 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Overseas: 37,200 FT
PG Cert Allergy 9 months PT 2:1 in a healthcare-related Standard See website for fee Masters degree preferable but
subject, typically nursing, details (link under not essential
MSc Allergy 2Y PT / Standard
dietetics, immunology, physiology contact details below)
3Y PT MD(Res) Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / MBBS degree Standard
or biomedical science
46Y PT
MRes Bacterial Pathogenesis 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
and Infection science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT
CONTACT DETAILS
MRes Clinical Research 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:2 in medicine or life sciences Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT,
(Diabetes and Obesity/ 5,300 PT Human Molecular Genetics
Human Nutrition/ Overseas: 32,500 FT, E Deborah Jones, Course Administrator: deborah.jones@imperial.ac.uk
Human Vaccinology/ 16,250 PT All other programmes
Translational Medicine) E dom.researchdegrees@imperial.ac.uk
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/medicine

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
This is a stream within the Biomedical Research MRes, which is run by the Department of Surgery and Cancer (see pages 100101).
When completing your application please indicate your stream choice in the first line of your personal statement.
Applicants should apply for the MRes in Clinical Research as the umbrella course and specify their preferred pathway in their application.
Applicants must gain support from a supervisor before applying.

96 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 97


Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of medicine ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

National Heart and Lung Institute School of Public Health

ENGLISH FEE 201819 ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

PG Cert Cardiovascular and 9 months PT 2:1 in a relevant medical, Higher See website for fee MSc Epidemiology 1Y FT 2:1 in mathematics or statistics, Higher Home/EU: 10,600 FT
Respiratory Healthcare biomedical or healthcare subject. details (link under medicine (human or veterinary) Overseas: 32,500 FT
Applicants who don't meet this contact details below) or biological sciences
PG Dip Cardiovascular and 9 months FT Higher
requirement but have substantial
Respiratory Healthcare / 21 months MPH Public Health 1Y FT 2:1 in a science subject Higher
relevant clinical experience may
PT or MBBS degree. Suitable
also be considered
applicants are likely to have a
MSc Cardiovascular and 1Y FT / 2Y PT Higher
background in medicine, health
Respiratory Healthcare
sciences, biological sciences or
PG Cert Genes, Drugs and Stem Cells 4 months FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard See website for fee environmental sciences. Mature
Novel Therapies science subject details (link under applicants with relevant academic
contact details below) or professional experience
MSc Genes, Drugs and Stem Cells 1Y FT Standard
Novel Therapies will also be considered

PG Cert Genomic Medicine 4 months FT 2:1 in a relevant medical, Standard MRes Epidemiology, 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate science Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
/ 1Y PT biomedical or healthcare subject Evolution and Control subject Overseas: 32,500 FT
of Infectious Diseases
PG Dip Genomic Medicine 8 months FT Standard
/ 2Y PT
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
MSc Genomic Medicine 1Y FT / 2Y PT Standard
PhD Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / Normally applicants need to Higher Home/EU: 5,900 FT
PG Cert Innovations in 4 months FT Normally a degree in medicine Standard Home/EU: 6,900 FT
46Y PT either hold an MBBS degree or Overseas: 37,200 FT
Cardiological Science or equivalent, and two or more Overseas: 16,250 FT
hold or be studying for a Masters
years post-graduate work
MSc Innovations in 1Y FT Standard Home/EU: 13,800 FT degree, and have a 2:1 in an
experience in a clinical setting
Cardiological Science Overseas: 32,500 FT appropriate subject
MSc Medical Ultrasound 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in medicine or a biological Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT, MD(Res) Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / MBBS degree Higher
sciences, engineering or physical 5,300 PT 46Y PT
MSc Medical Ultrasound 1Y FT Standard
sciences subject Overseas: 32,500 FT,
(Echocardiography)
16,250 PT
CONTACT DETAILS
MRes Respiratory and 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
Epidemiology
Cardiovascular Science science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT
E msc-epidemiology@imperial.ac.uk
MPH
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES E mph-queries@imperial.ac.uk
PhD Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / Normally applicants need to Standard Home/EU: 5,900 FT Research programmes
46Y PT either hold an MBBS degree or Overseas: 37,200 FT E Helen King, PhD Administrator: helen.king@imperial.ac.uk
hold or be studying for a Masters
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/public-health
degree, and have a 2:1 in an
appropriate subject
* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
MD(Res) Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / MBBS degree Standard See terms and conditions on page 115.
46Y PT Two streams are available: Global Health, and Health Services and Systems.
This is a stream within the Biomedical Research MRes, which is run by the Department of Surgery and Cancer (see pages 100101).
When completing your application please indicate your stream choice in the first line of your personal statement.
CONTACT DETAILS
Applicants must gain support from a supervisor before applying.
All programmes
E NHLI Education Manager: nhli.edcentre@imperial.ac.uk
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/nhli

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
The degree title awarded will be Medical Ultrasound or Medical Ultrasound (Echocardiography) according to the subjects studied.
This is a stream within the Biomedical Research MRes, which is run by the Department of Surgery and Cancer (see pages 100101).
When completing your application please indicate your stream choice in the first line of your personal statement.
Applicants must gain support from a supervisor before applying.

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Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
faculty of medicine ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

ENGLISH FEE 201718


Department of Surgery and Cancer RESEARCH PROGRAMMES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

PhD Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / Normally applicants need to Standard Home/EU: 5,900 FT
46Y PT either hold an MBBS degree or Overseas: 37,200 FT
ENGLISH FEE 201819 hold or be studying for a Masters
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) degree, and have a 2:1 in an
MRes Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT appropriate subject
and Intensive Care science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT MD(Res) Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / MBBS degree Standard
MRes Biomedical Research 1Y FT Standard 46Y PT

MRes Cancer Biology 1Y FT Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT


Overseas: 32,500 FT CONTACT DETAILS
MRes Cancer Biology 1Y FT Standard
(Cancer Informatics) All programmes
E Alison Cambrey, Postgraduate Education Manager: a.cambrey@imperial.ac.uk
MRes Data Science 1Y FT Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/surgery-and-cancer
Overseas: 32,500 FT
PG Cert Health Policy 11 months 2:1 in any subject, with at least Standard See website for fee * The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
(Policy Theory, Economics PT two years healthcare experience details (link under See terms and conditions on page 115.
and Public Health) contact details below) These are specialist streams within the Biomedical Research MRes. When completing your application please indicate your stream choice
PG Cert Health Policy 10 months Standard in the first line of your personal statement. Other streams exist within other Faculty of Medicine departments.
(Leading Innovative Change) PT This is a specialist stream within the Cancer Biology MRes.
Run by the Institute of Global Health Innovation, see page 15.
PG Dip Health Policy 21 months Standard This is the complete fee for the course, not a yearly fee.
PT Applicants must gain support from a supervisor before applying.
MSc Health Policy 25 months Standard
PT
MSc Healthcare and Design 2Y PT 2:1 in any subject, with either Standard Home/EU: 6,900 PT
a clinical background or other Overseas: 16,250 PT
healthcare experience
MRes Medical Robotics and 1Y FT 2:1 in a science or engineering Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT
Image-Guided Intervention subject. Applicants with a lower Overseas: 30,600 FT
degree qualification but at least
three years work experience
may be considered
MRes Microbiome in Health 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
and Disease science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT
PG Cert Patient Safety 8 months PT 2:1 in a healthcare- Higher See website for fee
related subject, or policy/ details (link under
PG Dip Patient Safety 16 months Higher
management-related subject contact details below)
PT
and/or an MBBS
MSc Patient Safety 24 months Higher
PT
PG Cert Reproductive and 6 months FT 2:1 in a biological science subject Standard Home/EU: 5,300 FT
Developmental Biology Overseas: 16,250 FT
MSc Reproductive and 1Y FT Standard Home/EU: 10,600 FT
Developmental Biology Overseas: 32,500 FT
PG Dip Surgical Education 1Y PT 2:1 in a science, engineering, Higher Home/EU: 8,480 PT
computing, healthcare or Overseas: 26,000 PT
education subject plus basic
MEd Surgical Education 1Y FT / 2Y PT Higher Home/EU: 10,600 FT,
computing experience and three
with streams in Simulation, 5,300 PT
years relevant experience
Technology Enhanced Overseas: 32,500 FT,
Learning, and Engagement 16,250 PT
PG Cert Surgical Innovation 9 months PT 2:1 in a health-related science Standard See website for fee
plus at least a years clinical details (link under
PG Dip Surgical Innovation 16 months Standard
experience, preferably with some contact details below)
PT
surgical training, or at least a
MSc Surgical Innovation 2Y PT years experience in a relevant Standard
surgery-related area
For more information about our courses:
MRes Toxicological Science 1Y FT 2:1 in an appropriate Standard Home/EU: 15,400 FT
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg
science subject Overseas: 32,500 FT

100 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 101


CONTENTS

Imperial College Business School 104

KEY FACTS

Dean
Professor Francisco Veloso

Research income
3 million

Number of staff
280

Number of students
1,610

SOME OF OUR PEOPLE...

David Miles, Professor of Financial


Economics, received a CBE in 2016
for services to monetary policy and
served on the Bank of Englands
Monetary Policy Committee
between 2009 and 2015.

Global Online MBA student


Khilona Radia is the founder of
Antrum Biotech, a company that

IMPERIAL
At Imperial College Business is developing ways to diagnose
tuberculosis early on.
School, we find innovative
solutions to global challenges

COLLEGE and drive business advantage


through the fusion of business
MBA alumnus Saumyaa Vardhan
launched Indias first religious
e-commerce website, which was

BUSINESS
ranked the 2nd most inspiring
and technology. start-up in India in 2014.

Our MBA and MSc programmes

SCHOOL
equip brilliant minds with
the skills required to become
the next generation of
business leaders.
Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
business school ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Imperial College
ENGLISH FEE 201819
DOCTORAL PROGRAMME DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MRes + Doctoral programme 1 + 4Y FT For entry requirements for the Higher Home/EU: 4,265 FT
PhD doctoral programme, please see: Overseas: 15,200 FT

Business School courses www.imperial.ac.uk/


business-school/programmes/
doctoral-degree

CONTACT DETAILS
MBA courses
E mba@imperial.ac.uk
Imperial College Business School Masters courses
E business-school@imperial.ac.uk
Doctoral programme
ENGLISH FEE 201819 E doctoral@imperial.ac.uk
MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year) www.imperial.ac.uk/business-school
MBA Full-Time MBA 1Y FT For entry requirements for Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
all of our MBA and Masters 51,000 FT * The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
courses please see: See terms and conditions on page 115.

MBA Executive MBA 23 months Higher Home/EU and Overseas: Courses start in September, with the following exceptions: Executive MBA (February); Global Online MBA (January and September);
www.imperial.ac.uk/
PT TBC will be published Weekend MBA (April); Climate Change, Management and Finance, International Health Management, and Strategic Marketing (all October).
business-school/programmes
online once confirmed Candidates will spend three weeks at our South Kensington Campus one at the start of the first year and two at the start of the second year.
MBA Global Online MBA 2Y PT Higher Home/EU and Overseas: This fee is fixed for both years and not subject to inflation.
17,800 PT This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
MBA Weekend MBA 21 months Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
PT TBC will be published
online once confirmed
MSc Business Analytics 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
27,500 FT
MSc Climate Change, Management 1Y FT Higher Home/EU: 16,000 FT
and Finance (delivered in Overseas: 27,500 FT
partnership with the Grantham
Institute, see page 14)
MSc Economics and Strategy 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
for Business 27,500 FT
MSc Finance 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
33,500 FT
MSc Finance and Accounting 1Y FT Higher
MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
and Management 27,500 FT
MSc International Health 1Y FT Higher
Management
MSc Investment and Wealth 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
Management 33,500 FT
MSc Management 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
29,000 FT
MSc Risk Management and 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
Financial Engineering 33,500 FT
MSc Strategic Marketing 1Y FT Higher Home/EU and Overseas:
27,500 FT

For more information about our courses:


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Science Communication Unit 109

KEY FACTS

Director
Dr Stephen Webster

Number of staff
6

Number of students
64

SOME OF OUR PEOPLE...

Dr Stephen Webster was


part of a team that produced
a piece of musical theatre based
on the life of Charles Darwin,
which premiered in the

SCIENCE
Royal Albert Hall.

MSc Science Communication


student Madeleine Finlay co-edits

COMMUNICATION
our student-run magazine I, Science,
which was nominated for Best
Specialist Publication by the Student
Publication Association in 2017.

UNIT Alumnus Greg Foot (MSc Science


Media Production 2006) is
a BBC science presenter and
an Engagement Fellow for
The Wellcome Trust.

Housed within our Centre for Languages,


Culture and Communication, the Science
Communication Unit delivers two
taught Masters courses that combine
academic analysis with the development
of practical and intellectual skills for
students aiming for a career in science
media, museums and policy.
Y Duration of course (years)
FT Full-time study
PT Part-time study
science communication unit ATAS Academic Technology Approval Scheme (see page 64)

Science Communication Unit


courses
Science Communication Unit

ENGLISH FEE 201819


MASTERS COURSES DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ATAS REQ.* (per year)

MSc Science Communication 1Y FT / 2Y PT 2:1 in a scientific or Higher Home/EU: 9,600 FT,


science-related subject 4,800 PT
MSc Science Media Production 1Y FT Higher
Overseas: 21,600 FT,
10,800 PT

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD Science Communication 24Y FT / 2:1 in an appropriate subject. Higher Home/EU: 4,265 FT
research 46Y PT Applicants must also normally Overseas: 21,600 FT
hold or be studying for a Masters
degree. Please gain support from
a supervisor before applying

CONTACT DETAILS
Masters courses
E Liam Watson: liam.watson@imperial.ac.uk
Research programme
E Felicity Mellor: f.mellor@imperial.ac.uk
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/science-communication

* The College has two levels of English language requirements: Standard and Higher. See page 65 for the requirements of each level.
See terms and conditions on page 115.
This fee is provisional and subject to change. The final fee will be based on the UK Research Councils fee, which will be confirmed
in Spring 2018, and published on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
This fee is provisional and subject to review. The final fee will be published on our website once confirmed.

Martin Baron, from


The Washington Post,
visited the College to For more information about our courses:
take part in a roundtable www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg
discussion with students
and staff from our Science
Communication Unit.

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FT Full-time study
az directory PT Part-time study

TYPE TITLE DURATION DEPARTMENT CAMPUS PAGE


MRes Catalysis: Chemistry and Engineering 1Y FT Chemistry South Kensington / 86
For more information White City
about our courses: MRes + Chemical Biology 1Y + 3Y FT Chemistry South Kensington / 87

AZ directory
PhD White City
www.imperial.ac.uk/
MRes Chemical Biology: Multidisciplinary 1Y FT Chemistry South Kensington/ 86
study/pg Physical Scientists for Next Generation White City
Biological, Biomedical and Pharmaceutical
Research and Development
PhD Chemical Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75
PhD Chemistry research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Chemistry South Kensington / 87
White City
TYPE TITLE DURATION DEPARTMENT CAMPUS PAGE
PhD Civil Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 77
MSc Advanced Aeronautical Engineering 1Y FT Aeronautics South Kensington 72 MSc Climate Change, Management and Finance 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104
PhD Advanced Characterisation of Materials 4Y FT Materials South Kensington 82 MD(Res) Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Various within Faculty of Medicine Varies by project 94
MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering 1Y FT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75 PhD Clinical Medicine research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Various within Faculty of Medicine Varies by project 94
MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering 1Y FT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75 MRes Clinical Research3 1Y FT / 2Y PT Medicine Hammersmith 96
with Biotechnology
PhD Clinical Sciences research 34Y FT / 46Y PT Institute of Clinical Sciences Hammersmith 96
MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering 1Y FT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75
with Process Systems Engineering MSc Communications and Signal Processing 1Y FT Electrical and Electronic Engineering South Kensington 81
MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering 1Y FT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75 MSc Composites: the Science, Technology 1Y FT / 2Y PT Aeronautics South Kensington 72
with Structured Product Engineering and Engineering Application of
Advanced Composites
MSc Advanced Computational Methods 1Y FT / 2Y PT Aeronautics South Kensington 72
for Aeronautics, Flow Management MRes Computational Methods in Ecology 1Y FT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
andFluid-Structure Interaction and Evolution
MRes Advanced Computing 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78 MSc Computational Methods in Ecology 1Y FT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
and Evolution
MSc Advanced Computing 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
MSc Computing (Artificial Intelligence) 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
PhD Advanced Computing: High Performance 4Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
Embedded and Distributed Systems MSc Computing 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
(Computational Management)
MSc Advanced Materials Science 1Y FT Materials South Kensington 82
and Engineering MSc Computing (Machine Learning) 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Mechanical Engineering South Kensington 83 MSc Computing (Secure Software Systems) 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
MSc Advanced Nuclear Engineering 1Y FT Materials South Kensington 82 MSc Computing (Software Engineering) 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
PhD Aeronautics research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Aeronautics South Kensington 72 MSc Computing (Visual Computing 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
and Robotics)
PG Cert Allergy 9 months PT Medicine St Marys 96
PhD Computing research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Computing South Kensington 78
MSc Allergy 2Y PT / 3Y PT Medicine St Marys 96
MSc Computing Science 1Y FT Computing South Kensington 78
MRes Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Varies by project 100
and Intensive Care1 MSc Concrete Structures 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76
MSc Analogue and Digital Integrated 1Y FT Electrical and Electronic Engineering South Kensington 81 MSc Conservation Science 1Y FT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
Circuit Design MSc Control Systems 1Y FT Electrical and Electronic Engineering South Kensington 81
MSc Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88 MRes Controlled Quantum Dynamics4 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
MSc Applied Mathematics 1Y FT / 2Y PT Mathematics South Kensington 91 MRes + Controlled Quantum Dynamics 1Y + 3Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
MRes Bacterial Pathogenesis and Infection1 1Y FT Medicine Varies by project 96 PhD
MRes/ BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership 1Y + 3Y FT Life Sciences Silwood Park / 89 MRes Data Science1 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Varies by project 100
MSc + South Kensington PhD Design Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Dyson School of Design Engineering South Kensington 79
PhD MRes Diabetes and Obesity
3
1Y FT / 2Y PT Medicine Hammersmith 96
MD(Res) Bioengineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Bioengineering South Kensington 73 MRes + Doctoral programme 1 + 4Y FT Business School South Kensington 105
MRes Bioengineering 1Y FT Bioengineering South Kensington 73 PhD
PhD Bioengineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Bioengineering South Kensington 73 MRes Drug Discovery and Development: 1Y FT Chemistry South Kensington / 86
MRes Bioimaging Sciences 1Y FT Chemistry South Kensington / 86 Multidisciplinary Science for White City
White City Next Generation Therapeutics
MSc Bioinformatics and Theoretical 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88 PhD Earth Science and Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Earth Science and Engineering South Kensington 80
Systems Biology MSc Earthquake Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76
MSc Biomedical Engineering 1Y FT Bioengineering South Kensington 73 MSc Ecological Applications 1Y FT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
MRes Biomedical Research 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Varies by project 100 MSc Ecology, Evolution and Conservation 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
MRes Biosystematics 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88 MRes Ecology, Evolution and 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
MSc Business Analytics 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 Conservation Research
MRes Cancer Biology 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Hammersmith 100 MSc Economics and Strategy for Business 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104
MRes Cancer Biology (Cancer Informatics)2 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Hammersmith 100 MRes Ecosystem and Environmental Change 1Y FT / 2Y PT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
PhD Carbonates and Carbon research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75 PhD Electrical Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Electrical and Electronic Engineering South Kensington 81
PG Cert Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare 9 months PT National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton 98 MSc Engineering Fluid Mechanics for the 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76
Offshore, Coastal and Built Environments
PG Dip Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare 9 months FT / National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton 98
21 months PT MSc Environmental Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76
MSc Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare 1Y FT / 2Y PT National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton 98

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Y Years
FT Full-time study
az directory PT Part-time study

TYPE TITLE DURATION DEPARTMENT CAMPUS PAGE TYPE TITLE DURATION DEPARTMENT CAMPUS PAGE
8
MSc Environmental Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 MBA Executive MBA 23 months PT Business School South Kensington 104
and Business Management MBA Global Online MBA8 2Y PT Business School Online / South 104
PhD Environmental research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Centre for Environmental Policy South Kensington 87 Kensington
MSc Environmental Technology 1Y FT / 2Y FT Centre for Environmental Policy South Kensington 87 MBA Weekend MBA8 21 months PT Business School South Kensington 104
MSc Epidemiology 1Y FT School of Public Health St Marys 99 MD(Res) Mechanical Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Mechanical Engineering South Kensington 83
MRes Epidemiology, Evolution and 1Y FT School of Public Health Varies by project 99 PhD Mechanical Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Mechanical Engineering South Kensington 83
Control of Infectious Diseases1
MRes Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship 1Y FT Bioengineering South Kensington 73
MRes Experimental Neuroscience 1Y FT Medicine Hammersmith 97
MRes Medical Robotics and 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer St Marys / 100
MSc Finance 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 Image-Guided Intervention South Kensington
MSc Finance and Accounting 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 MSc Medical Ultrasound9 1Y FT / 2Y PT National Heart and Lung Institute Hammersmith 98
MRes Fluid Dynamics across Scales 1Y FT Aeronautics South Kensington 72
MSc Medical Ultrasound (Echocardiography)9 1Y FT National Heart and Lung Institute Hammersmith 98
MRes + Fluid Dynamics across Scales 1Y + 3Y FT Aeronautics South Kensington 72
MSc Metals and Energy Finance 1Y FT Earth Science and Engineering South Kensington 80
PhD
MRes Microbiome in Health and Disease1 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Varies by project 100
MSc Functional Omics 1Y FT Medicine Hammersmith 97
MSc Future Power Networks 1Y FT Electrical and Electronic Engineering South Kensington 81 MRes + Molecular and Cellular Basis of Infection 1Y + 3Y FT Medicine South Kensington 97
PhD
MRes + Future Power Networks and Smart Grids5 1Y + 3Y FT Electrical and Electronic Engineering Strathclyde / 81
PhD South Kensington MRes Molecular and Cellular Biosciences 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88
MSc General Structural Engineering 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 MRes Molecular Basis of Human Disease1 1Y FT Medicine Varies by project 97
PG Cert Genes, Drugs and Stem Cells 4 months FT National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton / 98 MSc Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses 1Y FT Medicine St Marys 97
Novel Therapies6 South Kensington / MSc Molecular Medicine 1Y FT Medicine Hammersmith 97
Hammersmith MRes Molecular Plant and Microbial Sciences 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88
MSc Genes, Drugs and Stem Cells 1Y FT National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton / 98 MRes Molecular Science and Engineering 1Y FT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75
Novel Therapies6 South Kensington /
MRes Nanomaterials 1Y FT Chemistry South Kensington / 86
Hammersmith
White City
PG Cert Genomic Medicine 4 months FT / 1Y PT National Heart and Lung Institute Various 98
MRes Neurotechnology 1Y FT Bioengineering South Kensington 73
PG Dip Genomic Medicine 8 months FT / 2Y PT National Heart and Lung Institute Various 98
MRes + Neurotechnology 1Y + 3Y FT Bioengineering South Kensington 73
MSc Genomic Medicine 1Y FT / 2Y PT National Heart and Lung Institute Various 98 PhD
MA/MSc Global Innovation Design7 2Y FT Dyson School of Design Engineering South Kensington 79 EngD/ Non-Destructive Evaluation 24Y FT Mechanical Engineering South Kensington 83
MRes Green Chemistry, Energy and 1Y FT Chemistry South Kensington/ 86 PhD
the Environment White City MRes + Nuclear Energy 1Y + 3Y FT Materials South Kensington 82
PG Cert Health Policy (Policy Theory, 11 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 PhD
Economics and Public Health) MSc Optics and Photonics 1Y FT / 2Y PT Physics South Kensington 92
PG Cert Health Policy (Leading Innovative Change) 10 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 PG Cert Paediatrics and Child Health 9 months PT Medicine St Marys 97
PG Dip Health Policy 21 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 PG Dip Paediatrics and Child Health 2Y PT Medicine St Marys 97
MSc Health Policy 25 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 MSc Paediatrics and Child Health 2Y PT / 3Y PT Medicine St Marys 97
MSc Healthcare and Design 2Y PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 PG Cert Patient Safety 8 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100
PhD High Performance Embedded 4Y FT Electrical and Electronic Engineering South Kensington 81 PG Dip Patient Safety 16 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100
and Distributed Systems MSc Patient Safety 24 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100
MSc Human and Biological Robotics 1Y FT Bioengineering South Kensington 73 MSc Petroleum Engineering 1Y FT Earth Science and Engineering South Kensington 80
MSc Human Molecular Genetics 1Y FT Medicine Hammersmith 97 PhD Petroleum Engineering research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Earth Science and Engineering South Kensington 80
MRes Human Nutrition3 1Y FT / 2Y PT Medicine Hammersmith 96 MSc Petroleum Geoscience 1Y FT Earth Science and Engineering South Kensington 80
MRes Human Vaccinology3 1Y FT / 2Y PT Medicine Hammersmith 96 MRes Photonics 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
MSc Hydrology and Business Management 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 MRes + Photonics 1Y + 3Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
MSc Hydrology and Water Resources Management 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 PhD
MSc Immunology 1Y FT Medicine Hammersmith 97 MSc Physics 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
MA/MSc Innovation Design Engineering7 2Y FT Dyson School of Design Engineering South Kensington 79 PhD Physics research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Physics South Kensington 92
MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 MSc Physics with Extended Research 2Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
and Management MSc Physics with Nanophotonics10 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
PG Cert Innovations in Cardiological Science 4 months FT National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton 98 MSc Physics with Shock Physics 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
MSc Innovations in Cardiological Science 1Y FT National Heart and Lung Institute Royal Brompton 98 MRes Plant Chemical Biology: Multidisciplinary 1Y FT / 2Y PT Chemistry South Kensington/ 86
MSc International Health Management 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 Research for Next Generation Agri-Sciences White City
MSc Investment and Wealth Management 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 MRes Plastic Electronic Materials4 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
PhD Life Sciences research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Life Sciences Silwood Park / 89 MRes + Plastic Electronic Materials 1Y + 3Y FT Physics South Kensington 92
South Kensington PhD
MSc Management 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 PG Cert Process Automation, Instrumentation 6 months2Y PT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75
PhD Materials research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Materials South Kensington 82 and Control11
MSc Mathematics and Finance 1Y FT / 2Y PT Mathematics South Kensington 91 PG Dip Process Automation, Instrumentation 13Y PT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75
and Control11
MRes + Mathematics of Planet Earth 1Y FT / 2Y PT Mathematics South Kensington 91
PhD + 3Y FT MSc Process Automation, Instrumentation 25Y PT Chemical Engineering South Kensington 75
and Control11
PhD Mathematics research 34Y FT / 56Y PT Mathematics South Kensington 91
MPH Public Health12 1Y FT School of Public Health St Marys 99
MBA Full-time MBA8 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104
MSc Pure Mathematics 1Y FT / 2Y PT Mathematics South Kensington 91

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TERMS AND
Tuition fees
MSc + Quantum Engineering 1Y + 3Y FT Physics South Kensington 93 For courses lasting more than one year, the fee beyond the first
PhD
MSc Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces
PG Cert Reproductive and Developmental Biology
1Y FT / 2Y PT
6 months FT
Physics
Surgery and Cancer
South Kensington
Hammersmith
92
100
CONDITIONS year will increase by an amount linked to inflation unless specified
otherwise please see our tuition fee web pages for details:
www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees
MSc Reproductive and Developmental Biology 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Hammersmith 100
MRes Respiratory and Cardiovascular Science1 1Y FT National Heart and Lung Institute Varies by project 98 THE SMALL PRINT The College expects that EU students will continue to pay
MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 For full terms and conditions see: fees at the Home rate as long as the UK remains in the EU,
MSc Science Communication 1Y FT / 2Y PT Science Communication Unit South Kensington 109 www.imperial.ac.uk/students/terms-and-conditions and for the duration of their course provided this remains lawful.
Please check the web link above for the latest updates to
PhD Science Communication research 24Y FT / 46Y PT Science Communication Unit South Kensington 109
Provision of courses tuition fee information for EU students.
MSc Science Media Production 1Y FT Science Communication Unit South Kensington 109
Details of courses may change following publication. For up-
MSc Soil Mechanics 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76
to-date information, please check the relevant pages on the Payment terms
MSc Soil Mechanics and Business Management 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 Postgraduate Study website: www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg All new self-funded applicants to postgraduate taught and
MSc Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 research Master's programmes will be required to pay a deposit
MSc Soil Mechanics and 1Y FT / 2Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 The College will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver as a condition of their offer. The deposit is set at 10% of the annual
Environmental Geotechnics courses in accordance with the descriptions set out on the programme fee and will automatically be deducted from the full fee
MSc Statistics 1Y FT Mathematics South Kensington 91 website. However, it reserves the right to make variations to invoice. An invoice for the deposit, which will clearly show the date
MRes Stochastic Analysis 1Y FT Mathematics South Kensington 91 the content or methods of delivery of courses, to discontinue by which payment must be made, will be sent to the applicant via
and Mathematical Finance courses and to merge or combine courses, if such action email within five working days of their acceptance of a conditional
MSc Strategic Marketing 1Y FT Business School South Kensington 104 is considered to be necessary by the College. If the College offer. The College normally starts invoicing for the balance of fees
MRes Structural Molecular Biology 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88 discontinues any course, it will use reasonable endeavours from spring onwards, and an invoice for the balance will be sent to
MSc Structural Steel Design 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 to provide a suitable alternative course. the applicant via email shortly after full and final (unconditional)
PG Dip Surgical Education 1Y PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 acceptance by the College. For sponsored applicants, receipt of
MEd Surgical Education 1Y FT / 2Y PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 Entry requirements the original of an official letter from the sponsoring organisation,
PG Cert Surgical Innovation 8 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100 All entry requirements listed in the prospectus are in reference indicating what the sponsorship covers and addressed to
to UK qualifications only and reflect the minimum requirement Imperial College London, will be required. In such cases,
PG Dip Surgical Innovation 16 months PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100
needed to be considered for admission. For information regarding different arrangements for payment may apply.
MSc Surgical Innovation 2Y PT Surgery and Cancer St Marys 100
our minimum entry requirements for international qualifications
PhD Sustainable Civil Engineering 4Y FT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 77
please visit our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/ Data protection
MSc Sustainable Energy Futures 1Y FT Mechanical Engineering South Kensington 83 requirements. Achievement of the minimum requirement The College processes the personal data of applicants in
MSc Sustainable Retirement Investment 1Y FT / 2Y PT Centre for Environmental Policy South Kensington 87 does not guarantee entry to the College. order to manage the admissions process. The personal data
and Management of registered students is processed for administrative purposes,
MRes Systems and Synthetic Biology 1Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 88 Equivalent and lower qualifications in the interest of students safety and wellbeing, for fulfilling
MSc Taxonomy and Biodiversity 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Life Sciences South Kensington 88 Since 200910, the government has withdrawn funding for the Colleges legal obligations and for other legitimate reasons.
MSc + Theoretical Systems Biology 1Y + 3Y FT Life Sciences South Kensington 89 second degree students who are studying for a qualification Any processing of personal data will be made in accordance
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MSc Theory and Simulation of Materials4 1Y FT Physics South Kensington 92 have already been awarded. This change means that institutions Act 1998. For further details please see: www.imperial.ac.uk/
MSc + Theory and Simulation of Materials 1Y + 3Y FT Physics South Kensington 93 may charge a supplementary fee for such students in order to legalservicesoffice/dataprotection
PhD compensate for the withdrawal of government funding. At present
MRes Translational Medicine3 1Y FT / 2Y PT Medicine Hammersmith 96 Imperial makes no extra charge although this is subject to change. Faculty statistics
MSc Translational Neuroscience 1Y FT Medicine Hammersmith 97 Staff and student statistics on pages 71, 85, 95, 103 and 107 are total
MSc Transport13 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76 External websites staff and student numbers per Faculty by headcount. All figures relate
13
Imperial College London is not responsible for the content to the academic year 201617, with the exception of the research
MSc Transport and Business Management 1Y FT / 2Y PT / 3Y PT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 76
of external websites listed in this publication. income statistics which relate to the financial year 201516.
MRes Tropical Forest Ecology 1Y FT / 2Y PT Life Sciences Silwood Park 88
MRes Toxicological Science1 1Y FT Surgery and Cancer Varies by project 100
EngD Water Engineering research14 4Y FT Civil and Environmental Engineering South Kensington 77

1 These are specialist streams within the Biomedical Research MRes, run by the Department of Surgery and Cancer (pages 100101). THANK YOU
When completing your application please indicate your stream choice in the first line of your personal statement. Principal photography: Thomas Angus; FJ Gaylor; Dave Guttridge/The Photographic Designed, edited and produced
2 This is a specialist stream within the Cancer Biology MRes. Unit; Layton Thompson. Arranged and directed by Imperial College London. by the Student Recruitment and
3 Applicants should apply for the MRes in Clinical Research as the umbrella course and specify their preferred pathway in their application. Outreach and Communications
4 Can be a springboard to a PhD within the CDT of the same name see the Research programmes on pages 9293. Imperial is grateful to all the generous people who let us use their photos in this and Public Affairs Divisions,
5 Apply through the University of Strathclyde (eee-cdtadmissions@strath.ac.uk).
years prospectus. The following additional photographs were provided courtesy of: Imperial College London, 2017.
6 The PG Certificate is a condition of direct entry to the MSc.
p4 Joe McGorty, British Society for Haematology; p8 Chase Stone; p12 ESA; p15 Paul
7 Double degree course with the Royal College of Art (RCA) all applications must be made direct to the RCA.
Grundy; p20 Caroline Purday; p24 Improbable; p25 Motion Metrics, Guillaume Couche; The information given in this
8 Start dates: September (Full-time MBA); February (Executive MBA); January and September (Global Online MBA); April (Weekend MBA).
p35 Wadsworth 3D/PLP Architecture; p37 Research Information Network; p40 Alexander printed Prospectus, including that
9 The degree title awarded will be Medical Ultrasound or Medical Ultrasound (Echocardiography) according to the subjects studied.
10 This is a stream within MSc Physics. Students choosing this stream graduate with an MSc in Physics with Nanophotonics. Yip; p45 London on View; p46 Berkeley First/GradPad; p54 Dr Veronica Bray; relating to the availability of courses,
11 Applicants should apply to the PG Certificate in the first instance. On successful completion, they have the option to progress p55 STFC; p71 Queenie Hoi Shan Chan; p85 ESA/J.Mai; p95 Royal Free London NHS is current at the time of going to
to the PG Diploma and then the MSc. This is the only entry point to these higher courses. Foundation Trust; p107 alexmacnaughton.com, Madeleine Finlay press, August 2017, and is subject
12 Offers two streams: Global Health and Health Services and Systems. to alteration.
13 Joint course with UCL.
14 Delivered in the Industrial Doctorate Centre in Engineering for the Water Sector, led by Cranfield University, in partnership with Wed love to hear what you think about our Prospectus get in touch: For the latest information, see:
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