Graduates at Imperial College London

Imperial College London is looking to recruit graduates to its Graduate Finance Training Scheme. Applicants for the Scheme should demonstrate and provide examples of how their skills and experiences meet the following qualities identified.


  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any discipline.
  • A minimum of 128 UCAS points (or equivalent) based on the new tariff.
  • You should also have obtained an undergraduate degree within the last three years (since the summer of 2019) or be due to graduate in summer 2022.
  • An A level in Mathematics if your degree is not in a numerate subject.
  • You should have grade 9 – 4 (A*- C) at GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English.


  • Proactive – the ability to take initiative, organise your own time, and manage a dynamic and diverse workload
  • Analytical skills – the ability to draw innovative conclusions from detailed research without losing sight of the bigger picture
  • Communication skills – effective oral and written communication of ideas with an excellent command of English
  • Independent working – the ability to perform effectively under pressure and respond to frequently changing priorities without full time supervision.
  • Interpersonal skills – confidence in forming effective working relationships with a broad range of people, including working as part of a team
  • Numeracy skills – Fluency and confidence in working with numbers
  • Flexibility – enthusiasm in adapting to work of a diverse nature


  • An interest in personal and professional development
  • An interest in Higher Education
  • An interest in pursuing a career in Finance

Further Information

The training component of our Graduate Finance Trainee Scheme is funded by the apprenticeship levy and is fully aligned to the level 7 Accountancy or Taxation Professional apprenticeship standard. Please note that applicants should have the right to work in the UK and an eligible residency status (please refer to Education and Skills Funding Agency rules, Annex A, for further information).