Imperial College London, London, England - Courses & Fees

    London, EnglandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1907established year

    Master of Business Administration [M.B.A]

    1 year
    full time
    On Campus

    Field of Study: 

    Ranked #35 out of 300 by QS Global Ranking 2018


    $74,665 /Yr
    • Master of Science in Advanced Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College London is a 1-year program.
    • It is an on-campus, 90 credits program offered on a full-time basis.
    • This program is placed in the European top 10 (and 22 globally) in the QS Global MBA Rankings 2021.
    • The Full-Time MBA program consists of pre-study modules, core modules, and electives which will allow students to build rapidly on their previous experience while introducing new and challenging disciplines.
    • The total number of students get admitted to this program is 56.
    • Students will collaborate with an intimate and diverse class, developing meaningful relationships.
    • The small class size will provide students with a safe space to innovate, experiment, fail, and try again.
    • The program consists of 4 core modules and elective courses.
    • At the end of the studies, students have to complete a capstone project.
    • The Full-Time MBA is ranked 12th in Europe and 39th in the world in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking 2019.
    • The program is ranked 14th in the world in the América Economía Global MBA ranking 2020.

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    Round 1 Mar 5, 2021
    Round 2 Apr 30, 2021
    Round 3 Jun 18, 2021

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fee$74665
    Total Fees$74665

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students will need a good undergraduate degree from a recognized university – typically at least a UK second class honours or the international equivalent or an acceptable following professional qualification:
      • Full membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in the UK or Ireland (ICAEW, ICAS or Chartered Accountants Ireland)
      • Full membership of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA)
      • Associateship or Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
      • Full membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.
    • Submission of GMAT or GRE is recommended but not essential.

    Work Experience:

    Students will need a minimum of three year’s continuous relevant full-time work experience after graduation to apply for the full-time MBA.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they complete one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Students should have completed a 3-4 year bachelor's degree from a mainstream university (state/federal or deemed institution) passed with the required grades.
    • Students for research should hold a 3 to 4-year bachelor's degree and master's degree, both passed with required grades.
    • Applicants from elite institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average of 7 / 10 or 60%. These are the college minimum scores and particular departments may seek grades at a higher level.
    • Applicants from other approved institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average ranging from 7.5-8 / 10 or 65-70%.

    Scores Required

    100 / 120

    Avg. Score in


    7 / 9

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    69 / 90

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    600 / 800

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    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of a student's experience and skills.
    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • English Language Requirement - This shows the test score of English Proficiency Exams such as IELTS, TOFEL, PTE, etc.


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    Living Costs

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    VISA & Work Study


    • Students can apply for the visa which is issued with a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) to study in the UK. Once students have received the CAS from Imperial, they should be able to start the visa application process. 
    • The type of permission students require depends on the type, of course, they are coming to study:
      • If students are coming for a course or period of study that is for less than six months, students may be able to come as a short-term student.
      • If students are coming to study a course that is longer than 6 months, a student visa is issued for study. 
    • The types of UK student visa are:
      • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in a 6-month Short Course in UK institution, Enrolling in an 11-month English Language Course.
      • Students on a part-time postgraduate course (excluding EMBA, Weekend MBA, and Global MBA) will be required to apply for a part-time Student Visa. 
      • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in course longer than 6 months.
      • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
    • The required documents are:
      • Details of passport
      • Previous Qualifications
      • ATAS Certificate 
      • Bank statements
      • Scholarship letter (if receiving a scholarship)
      • Police Registration Certificate 
      • Tuberculosis test results
      • Criminal record certificate
      • Parents or legal guardian letters if they are under 18.
      • Recent passport size photograph.

    Work Study

    • The Work-Study Program gives full-time and part-time students a chance to work on-campus.
    • Students to work no more than 10-15 hours per week, which should be principally at weekends only.
    • Students with a valid Student Visa are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week during term time, and full time during vacation times, including the time between the end of their course and the end of the student visa (up to a maximum of four months).
    • Main work visa options for non-EU students in the UK
      • Tier 2 (General) visa options (for full time and part-time work)
      • Tier 4 (students) visa permitted to work up to a maximum of 20 hours per week during term time if they are studying at degree level or Higher Education Institution (HEI) or up to a maximum total of 10 hours per week during term time if they are studying below degree level at an HEI. 
      • Tier 5 (Temporary workers) visa have several different categories of the temporary worker in which only two categories  are:
        • Tier 5 (Government Authorised Exchange) allows the College to host and sponsor researchers.
        • Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) allows the College to employ people aged 18-30 from prescribed countries and British Overseas Territories.

    Career and Placement after Course

    The possible career opportunities for students are:

    • Relationship Manager
    • Marketing Executive
    • Business Analyst (IT)
    • Area Sales Manager, etc.

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Brilliant Minds MBA Scholarship$57990YesJan 25, 2020
    The Global Study Awards$12252YesN/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$150YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020

    Programs Comparison

    application# 43 Admissions
    #112 Applicants
    # 56 Admissions
    # 50 % Acceptance Rate
    # 57 % Acceptance Rate
    #2489 Applicants
    # 497 Admissions
    # 19 % Acceptance Rate
    exam scoresGMAT - 680/800
    IELTS - 7/9
    TOEFL - 100/120
    PTE - 68/90
    TOEFL - 100/120
    IELTS - 7/9
    PTE - 69/90
    GMAT - 600/800
    IELTS - 7/9
    PTE - 70/90
    TOEFL - 100/120
    GMAT - 660/800
    GMAT - 701/800
    TOEFL - 92/120
    IELTS - 6.5/9
    GRE - 320/340
    Admission Criteria/Better to Have

    GPA of 3.1 to 3.8 average and preferably 680 GMAT Score. Average Work Experience required around 4 to 5 years.

    CGPA is 7 on scale of 10, percentage required is 60-69%, preferably 640 GMAT Score. Average Work Experience required around 3 years.

    GPA of 3.8 average and preferably 660 GMAT Score. Average Work Experience required around 3 years.

    cost to studyTotal Cost (Tuition + Living) - USD 50700Total Cost (Tuition + Living) - USD 74665Total Cost (Tuition + Living) - USD 59772Total Cost (Tuition + Living) - USD 131684
    Return on Investment/Average Package#Average Salary USD 123000#Average Salary USD 122258#Average Salary USD 95531-
    documents required#Letter of Recommendation + Statement of Purpose#Letter of Recommendation + Statement of Purpose#Letter of Recommendation + Statement of Purpose#Letter of Recommendation + Statement of Purpose
    application datesOct 25, 2021 (Round 1)
    Jan 24, 2021 (Round 2)
    Apr 25, 2021 (Round 3)
    Mar 5, 2021 (Round 1)
    Apr 30, 2021 (Round 2)
    Jun 18, 2021 (Round 3)
    Jan 31, 2022 (Round 1)
    May 31, 2021 (Round 2)
    Jul 31, 2021 (Round 3)
    Mar 31, 2022 (Round 1)
    May 25, 2021 (Round 2)
    Jun 22, 2021 (Round 3)
    ranking-# 76 for Business by Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020
    # 9 for Business by Times Higher Education 2019
    # 14 for Business by Financial Times 2019
    # 78 for Business by Times Higher Education 2022
    # 4 for Business by KC Rank Agency 2021
    # 51 for Business by Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020
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