All undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the department run open days when prospective students are able to visit and/or interview for places.  Undergraduate students are interviewed prior to being offered a place.

Taster Days

Our Taster days are held in summer every year. Dates for 2017 are: Tuesday 11 July AND Tuesday 25 July

LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING (contact to request an application form): deadline for 11 July Taster Day extended to Friday 30 June; deadline for 25 July Taster Day extended to Friday 14 July. 

 earth science taster day poster


Undergraduate Open Days

Upcoming Imperial College London open days will be held on:

  • Wednesday 28 June 2017 (College Open Day)
  • Thursday 29 June 2017 (College Open Day)
  • Saturday 16 September 2017 (College Open Day)

Times: 08.30-16.30

Location: Booked sessions in Room 1.31 Royal School of Mines Building, South Kensington Campus and Drop in sessions in Room G.41 Royal School of Mines Building, South Kensington Campus

Students and their guests are invited to learn more about our courses, the Department, our teaching staff, and our current students.   You will learn more about geosciences at Imperial College London and also about living in London, as well as having the chance to talk to some of our current students and staff.  You will also have talks about accommodation and student finance.  Please ensure you register for these open days nearer the time as our open days are very popular.

Visits at other times can also be arranged by appointment. Please contact Lorraine Craig, admissions tutor, on

Postgraduate Open Days

For further information please contact Thomas Dray ( or visit or

If you wish to attend the MSc Metals & Energy Finance Open Day then please contact Joanna Owens ( to register.