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We encourage admitted students to meet their offer conditions as soon as possible. For those who require a visa to study in the UK, it ensures a smooth and speedy visa application process, and for those who don't it ensures you are able to complete your online enrolment and gain full access to the Business School's resources as soon as possible. We have put together some useful information to help make the process as easy as possible.

What is the deadline to meet the conditions of my offer?

We encourage you to satisfy any offer conditions as soon as possible and in good time for the early September start date of your programme, but you should aim to meet your conditions by our 8 August 2022 deadline at the latest, especially if you require a visa to study with us. 

We are here to support you during the admissions process so if you have any concerns about meeting your offer conditions by 8 August 2022, please contact the Admissions team and we will be more than happy to discuss the options available to you.

How can I satisfy my academic condition?

You will need to verify your degree via the Qualification Check service. You must access Qualification Check via the link listed in your offer conditions, this ensures you do not have to pay to use the service. You will need to register for an account and follow the instructions as indicated. Once you have uploaded your documents and they have been verified by your institution the condition will be updated on Imperial Gateway.

Alternatively, if your university has a secure e-transcript sharing service, you can also use this and share your transcript with us registering it to the appropriate email address. For MSc programmes this is business.admissions@imperial.ac.uk and for MBA programmes this is mba@imperial.ac.uk.

Please do not post your documents to the College as the team may be working remotely so there may not be anyone available to receive your documents.

How can I meet my English Language condition?

We accept many different English language tests, so you may already hold a qualification that meets our requirements – if you haven’t already, please visit our English language requirements page for full details on the English language qualifications and scores we accept. If you have already completed one of the accepted English language qualifications please upload a scanned copy to your Imperial Gateway account or send a copy to our Central Admissions Team and they will be able to verify your results and mark the condition as complete.

English language testing centres can get booked up early, so we encourage you to book your English language test as soon as possible. Remember, you need to give yourself enough time to receive the results and have our Central Admissions team verify them. It's advisable to also have a contingency plan in place in case you need to resit your English language test.

My programme requires a GMAT or GRE test – how can I meet this offer conditon?

If you are a Full-time MBA or MSc International Management admitted student, you may have a GRE or GMAT condition attached to your offer. Your scores can be submitted by sending the test report form to the relevant admissions email addresses for verification MSc Programmes, MBA Programmes.

GMAT and GRE are now also offering alternative online testing options to candidates:

  • GMAT Online provides an interim testing option whilst GMAT test centres are closed. Tests are available for booking, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Scores are available to you within 7 business days and if requested can be sent to an institution within 24 hours of the test. The online exam is available in most locations, but there are exceptions due to regulatory and local data privacy rules (Mainland China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Sudan).
  • GRE General Test at Home – This online test is identical in content, format and on-screen experience to the GRE General Test taken at a test centre and accepted us as a complete equivalent to the in-person test. Individuals in Mainland China planning to take the test at home must visit takethegre.cn for specific information, policies and procedures related to registration and test day.

What other conditions should I expect to meet?

We also want to make you aware of some non-academic conditions that may be attached to your offer:

  • Deposit – This is 10% of the total fee for full-time programmes and 10% of the first-year fee for part-time programmes. Once you have accepted your offer you will be issued with an invoice and you will have 30 days to make the deposit payment.
  • References – There may be a reference condition in your offer if we have not received a suitable academic reference in support of your application. If you have a reference condition attached to your offer, your chosen referee can email their reference directly to the Central Admissions Team from their official university email address.

We hope this has answered some of your questions around satisfying your offer conditions. You can find some further information on our admitted students pages. We look forward to you joining the Business School in the near future!

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Ollie Waite

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Candidate Experience Manager
Ollie currently works in the Admissions Team as Candidate Experience Manager. He primarily focuses on post-offer communications and engagement and compiles the monthly Admitted Student Newsletters.