What we look for in your application
We want students who are excited and enthusiastic about their subject. While academic ability is important, it is not the only factor we look for. We also try to understand your interest and motivation for your chosen course as well as your potential to benefit from life at the College.
- UCAS’s online application process opens in early September. Find out about applying for a course.
- We start selecting students for our courses from early October, when the first applications are received, to the end of March.
- Imperial departments that hold recruitment days or interviews mostly hold them between November–February.
- You should expect to receive a decision on your application by the end of March.
Find out more about the information we use to shortlist and select our undergraduate students below:
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Your application journey
Applying to University can be a daunting prospect, but our application process is designed to make it as easy for you as possible.