Start of Session 2019-2020
We will use these pages to provide you with information relating to the MSc programme of studies for new entrants and returning students. We will continue to update this site as further information becomes available.
Note: At this time the processing of documents by the College Registry is taking up to two weeks, this is due to the amount of material being received and processed. In the interests of efficiency, please keep email correspondence to a minimum.
We are currently compiling week 1 timetables, which will follow. We will also provide a snapshot of a draft indicative timetable of typical lectures per group, note that this will be advisory and for information, as timetables are still in draft. Provisional timetables are scheduled for release in early September – more to follow on this.
Returning students: please contact your Cluster Administrator.
New students: further details will be provided in the coming week.
Start of session information by cluster
Useful Links for everyone
- Student Accommodation - http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/campus-life/accommodation/
- Student Finance - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/
- International Office - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/international-students/
- New Students - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/students/new-students/
- Student Support - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/student-space/
- Living in London - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/living-in-london/
- Campus Life - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/campus-life/
- Cost of living in London - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/managing-your-money/living-costs/
- Budgeting - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/managing-your-money/budgeting/
- Before you Register - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/register/
- Uploading Visa - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/register/uploading-your-visa/
- BRP -https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/register/brp/
- College Welcome Week - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/students/new-students/welcome-week/incoming-postgraduates/
Start of session information by cluster
Useful Information for everyone
Useful dates including terms, College Closures, Bank Holidays
Download the Start of Session Arrangements for the Transport cluster.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to process documents
At this time the processing of documents is taking up to two weeks, as a result of the amount of material being processed by the College Registry.
Please allow time before sending further correspondence in the interest of efficiency.
Where to send documents
You should only send original documents when specifically requested by Registry. Please ensure that you quote your CID number with all correspondence. Our address is as follows:
Engineering Admissions Team
Imperial College London
Level 3 Sherfield Building
South Kensington Campus
London, SW7 2AZ
Further information available here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/after-you-apply/conditions/
You do not need to request a CAS statement from Imperial. We will automatically issue you with a CAS once your status is unconditional and once you have uploaded your passport onto e-service. When these steps are complete you should receive a CAS within five business days.
Further information available here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/after-you-apply/cas/
The only programme which requires ATAS clearance is the MSc in Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure.
Further information available here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/international-students/visas-and-immigration/atas/.
In addition to declining your offer online, please send an email to email@example.com. If you no longer able to take your place on the MSc programme please let both the Department and the College know.
Provisional timetables should be available for the beginning of September
Part-time Students attendance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition Fees Schedules may be accessed via the fees and funding sections of the College’s website at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study.
Fully or partially self-funding students applying for taught postgraduate or postgraduate research masters (MRes) courses will be required to pay a deposit equal to 10% of the fee for the programme to which they are applying as a condition of their offer. Information on deposit rates for 2017 entry may be found on the Student Finance web pages at https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/payment-terms/2017-18-pg-deposit Applicants will receive an invoice by email within five working days of accepting their conditional offer, deposits will be payable within 30 days of the date of the invoice.
Invoices are sent out by email to the email address held by Registry, please ensure that you update your Student Self-Service details if your email address changes. Please ensure that you add the email address email@example.com to your ‘white-list’ or permitted senders within your junk mail settings.
In some instances, you may receive your Tuition Fee Invoice after you have made payment. Please rest assured that this does not mean that your payment has not been received, we are obliged to still send out a formal invoice in these situations. Please treat the invoice as for information only and retain it for your records.
All fees must be paid or a suitable arrangement made for payment by the first day of the month closest to one month prior to the programme commencing, where fees are invoiced less than 30 days prior to this date, all fees must be paid or a suitable arrangement made for payment within 30 days of the date of invoicing. Payment due dates are clearly shown on fee invoices.
How Can I Pay My Fees?
Methods of payment are included with your invoice, you may also obtain full details of payment methods by sending a blank email to the following link, the payment information will be sent by return.
Please note that banks may levy charges if remitting by Bank Transfer and will deduct these charges from the amount paid to the College. We recommend that you make the necessary enquiries at your bank regarding these charges and add on the cost of this service to the amount transferred.
Student Loans Company
It is essential that Home/EU undergraduate students apply to Student Finance England (Student Awards Agency for Scotland for Scottish Domiciled Students, Student Finance Wales for Welsh Domiciled Students or Student Finance Northern Ireland for Northern Ireland Domiciled Students) for an assessment of their fee contribution and/or tuition fee loan entitlement during each and every summer prior to the start of the academic session. Failure to apply may result in the student being liable for the full contribution. The SLC will confirm the amount of support being provided, if you do not receive confirmation of you tuition fee loan amount before the start of the autumn term, please contact the SLC directly to check the status of your application. Contact details are provided on the SLC’s website.