Imperial College London is a university of world class scholarship, education and research in science, engineering and medicine, with particular regard to their application in industry, commerce and healthcare. Established in 1907, it is located in the heart of London. It is consistently rated among the United Kingdom's top three universities and was ranked 8th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-13.
The College has over 3,000 academic and research staff and approximately 15,000 students from over 125 different countries. Our reputation for excellence in teaching and research in science, engineering, medicine and business attracts students and staff of the highest international calibre. Imperial staff are frequently consulted by governments and also act as members of professional bodies, advise industry, and offer informed comment to the media.
Imperial has three Faculties: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine; the Imperial College Business School; and the Centre for Co-Curricular Studies. Interdisciplinary research is promoted through several Institutes, for example the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Energy Futures Lab. We provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in all branches of science, engineering and medicine.
The financial support package for 2013 entry will provide generous help to undergraduate students (Home students) from households with an annual income of up to £60,000. Details of student finance and scholarships for Home, EU and international students are available on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/studentfinance. College accommodation is provided for undergraduate students in their first year. Details of all our courses and admission procedures are available on our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/prospectivestudents