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IMPERIAL COLLEGE BUSINESS SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND

London, EnglandLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1955Established Year
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Imperial College Business School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Imperial College Business School is located in the most visited city of London. It is within the reach of the city’s financial centre. Surrounded by the museum and parks, it has its place in the list of Top 30 universities in the world. It consistently gets ranked among the top business schools in Europe. It also secures the accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and European Quality Improvement System. 

The college offers MBA, MSc, Doctoral Programme and undergraduate Programme. The student body comprises only 36% of UK citizens whereas the others are mainly international students, making it a very diverse and safe institution to pursue higher education in the UK.

Ranking

  • The college secures the 20th position globally. It has a global score of 82.7
  • The college is the third best university in England.
  • It also secures a third position in the regional ranking of best universities in Europe.
  • According to Financial Times 2019 magazine, the college also secures 12th ranking in Europe and 39th rank globally for its full time MBA Programme and also bags the 2nd rank globally for MSc in Marketing.
University TypePublic
Campus TypeUrban
Mode of ProgramFull-time, Part-time, Online
Work StudyYes
Campus HousingAvailable
Annual Cost of Attendance70,000 GBP
Academic CalendarSemester wise
Official Websiteimperial.ac.uk/business-school/

Campus

  • The campus at Imperial College provides Student Hub services wherein students can get in touch with the teachers and interact about accommodation, career, finances, exam arrangements and many more.
  • Students get access to the library 24 hours round the clock throughout the year.
  • Students also get free access to gyms and swimming pools. They have 350+ clubs, societies and projects out of which there are 90+ sports clubs, Football clubs being the most famous among all.
  • London is stated to be the best student city in the world. It is full of pubs, comedy and theatres, sports arenas and historical and cultural scenes.

Residence

  • Imperial College London has 20 halls of residence, exclusively in the South Kensington and Chelsea areas of London. It is generally given to the first-year undergraduate students on a priority basis. 
  • The postgraduates find private accommodation while studying in the UK. Help for which is provided by the Imperial College private housing office.
  • There are 2,701 bed spaces in total for the undergraduate’s accommodation which includes accommodation of various kinds. The weekly rent ranging from £112 to £302
  • From premium suites to pocket friendly twin rooms they have all types of accommodation to offer in a variety of locations which are mostly walking distance.
  • Silkwood Park is a postgraduate campus of Imperial College London, located in the village of Sunninghill near Ascot in Berkshire. It has five separate halls of residence accommodating 100 students. The rents ranging from £96 to £220 per week.

Programs

  • The programs offered by the college broadly are: MBA, MSc, Doctoral Programme and undergraduate Programme.
  • Imperial College Business School offers MSc, MBA and Doctoral programs, namely- Full Time MBA; Global Online MBA; Weekend MBA; Executive MBA; Finance Masters' in Investment and Wealth Management, Risk Management and Financial Engineering; Specialised Masters' in Climate Change Management and Finance, Business Analytics; and Management Masters' in Economics and Strategy for Business.
  • It has a semester based academic calendar, where the intake seasons are fall and spring.
  • As a member of the CFA University Affiliation Program, Imperial College Business School helps students from MSc Finance to obtain their Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
  • Below gives a brief of the MBA Program offered to the aspiring students:
Imperial MBA programmesFull-Time MBAWeekend MBAExecutive MBAGlobal Online MBA
Minimum work experience3 years3 years10 years5 years
Average work experience6 years7 years14 years10 years
Average age28313834
Nationalities represented26371547
Fees£53,500
(September 2020 entry)
£49,900
(April 2021 entry)
£60,500
(February 2021 entry)
£37,600
(September 2020 and January 2021 entry)
Starts (yearly)SeptemberAprilFebruarySeptember and January

Application Process

  • Students have the access to apply for undergraduates, MBA and master programs through the Imperial Gateway Online Application Portal.
  • It charges a non-refundable application fee of 125 GBP for MBA and 80GBP for MSc applicants.
  • Students applying for the Business for Professionals of Engineering and Science (BPES) program, must apply by May 16 for Fall Semester and May 23 for Spring Semester.
  • Students, applying to the Full-Time MBA program, must apply either by September 27 for the first round or June 19 for the sixth round.
  • Students applying to the MSc Finance Program, must submit their application February 17, for The Lee Family Scholarship and Grant and Imperial College Scholarship consideration.
  • International applicants must check admission requirements specified for their country. Students graduating from elite institutions in India need a CGPA of 7 and above.
  • Getting admission at Imperial College Business School requires:
    • High school transcripts (for undergraduate applicants)
    • TOEFL or IELTS English Proficiency Scores
    • GRE/GMAT Scores
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Letter of Consent from Parent/Guardian/employer
    • Financial Aid Documents
    • Students must apply for a Tier 4 visa as well
    • Relevant Bachelor degree from a recognised university (for MSc and MBA programs)
    • Work experience (Executive MBA and Global Online MBA)
    • Interview
    • Resume (for MBA students)
    • Statement of financial support

Note

  • Working professionals with Tier 2 or Tier 5 visas can apply for short term programs as well.
  • All documents must be fully translated into English.

Cost of Attendance

International students must keep in mind the tuition and other essential expenses while considering admission at Imperial College Business School.

Annual Tuition fee

ProgrammesTuition Fees
FULL TIME MBA£53,500
EXECUTIVE MBA£60,500
GLOBAL ONLINE MBA£37,600 for 7.9.2020
£37,600 January, 2021
WEEKEND MBA£49,900
MSc courses£34,500

Living Expense

Type of accommodationCost in GBP)
Griffon
Standard224-277
Premium309-360
Woodlane
Standard254-288
Premium365-375
Deluxe430-455

Financial Aid for International students

  • International applicants are offered some scholarships available at the business school. 
  • These are women finance scholarship, brilliant minds scholarship, both offering an amount of 20,000 GBP. These are merit-based scholarships.
  • International applicants can also apply online for scholarships by the International British Council or through the Imperial College of London.
  • Prodigy Finance is a private loan provider offering loans to international applicants studying in World’s top business schools.

Alumni

  • With more than 19,450 alumni residing in more than 140 countries, Imperial College Business School alumni network has a diversified bunch of people providing international connections and access to business leaders across all industry sectors. 
  • It helps them to get insights of various industries and prepares them accordingly.
  • Names of a few notable alumni are: Rajen Ruparell, Chris Kelly, Adaeze Oreh

Placement

  • The school runs two career fairs in the month of September. They are Finance & Consulting Fair and the other one being Consulting & Technology Fair.
  • They also organize panel events with speakers from various industries talking on hot topics of shared interests.
  • 91% students are hired in the first three months of the year. 29% students are hired for the Consulting job. Whereas, 35% of MSc in finance students get hired in the Investment Banking Industry.
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650
$ 39,6031st YEAR
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  600

1 YEAR

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69

4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

5-6 YEARS

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Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  700  |  GRE  328

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650
$ 39,6031st YEAR
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  600

1 YEAR

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69
$ 78,0451st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69
$ 70,3051st YEAR
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 23

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69  |  GMAT  600  |  GRE  314

4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

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Jan 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

5-6 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  700  |  GRE  328
$ 70,3051st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 23

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69  |  GMAT  600  |  GRE  314

21 MONTHS

Course Duration

Oct 11

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62
$ 24,8161st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Sep 20

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62
$ 47,3881st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Dec 06

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

4 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

5-6 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  700  |  GRE  328
$ 78,0451st YEAR
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23 MONTHS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Mar 31

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650
$ 41,9251st YEAR
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1 YEAR

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69  |  GMAT  650
SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 47,3881st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650
$ 39,6031st YEAR
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  600
$ 78,0451st YEAR
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23 MONTHS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69
$ 70,3051st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 23

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69  |  GMAT  600  |  GRE  314

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650
$ 39,6031st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69

4 YEARS

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Jan 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69  |  GMAT  650
$ 48,3751st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 06

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650
$ 48,3751st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 13

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  62  |  GMAT  650

4 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  PTE  69

4 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  6.5  |  PTE  62

5-6 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  700  |  GRE  328
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Imperial College Business School Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationImperial College London
Student Population
Application Cost$123
Average Cost of Attendance$39,603 / Year

Imperial College Business School Comparison

Fields
Ranking (Overall)
Programs
Cost to Study
Collegedunia Score
Collegedunia Reviews
Imperial College Business SchoolWarwick Business SchoolLondon Business School
#39 Financial Times 2019
#51 Financial Times 2018
#99 Bloomberg 2018
#43 Financial Times 2020
#36 Financial Times 2019
#41 Financial Times 2018
#7 Financial Times 2020
#897 Center for World University Rankings 2020
#6 Financial Times 2019
UG Programs - 7
PG Programs - 19
Doctorate - 1
UG Programs - 6
PG Programs - 18
Doctorate - 1
PG Programs - 8
Doctorate - 7
Average Tuition Fees 39603 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 16717 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 34016 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 38610 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 12000 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 97680 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 64847 USD Per Year
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Admission & Dates

Round 1 Deadlines

October 23

Application Deadline

November 30

Application Results

Round 2 Deadlines

January 22

Application Deadline

November 30

Application Results

Round 3 Deadlines

March 05

Application Deadline

November 30

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
GRE-314- -
GMAT-600- -
Language Proficiency
IELTS6.56.57 -
TOEFL-100- -

Attendance Cost

$39,603

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$39,603 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Room Rent$12,524 / Year
Food$4,193 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Program Wise Accreditations
Business ProgramsAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
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    Bus Station

    Prince Consort Road (Stop RZ)0.09 Km
    Prince Consort Road Imperial / College (Stop RW)0.14 Km
    Imperial College / Queens Gate Terrace (Stop RT)0.25 Km
    South Kensington Museums (Stop K)0.27 Km
    Prince Consort Road (Stop RS)0.27 Km
    Royal Albert Hall (Stop RL)0.37 Km
    Royal Albert Hall (Stop RC)0.39 Km
    Royal Albert Hall (Stop K2)0.4 Km
    Exhibition Road (Stop RB)0.4 Km
    Imperial College Elvaston Pl (Stop RV)73.16 Km
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    Airport

    London City Airport15.97 Km
    Northolt Airport17.83 Km
    London Heathrow Airport19.47 Km
    London Metropolitan Area23.51 Km
    London Biggin Hill Airport23.64 Km
    Hatfield Aerodrome30.08 Km
    Redhill Aerodrome31.88 Km
    London Gatwick Airport38.61 Km
    London Luton Airport44.09 Km
    Farnborough Airport47.55 Km
    Rochester Airport49.78 Km
    Blackbushe Airport50.08 Km
    London Stansted Airport51.36 Km
    RAF Odiham60.91 Km
    London Southend Airport61.18 Km
    Duxford Aerodrome69.07 Km
    Southampton Airport102.43 Km
    Bournemouth Airport141.17 Km
    Gloucestershire Airport144.13 Km
    Birmingham Airport151.01 Km
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