Wave tank

Key facts

Total expected intake

100 (2021 entry)

Applications : Admissions ratio

5 : 1 (based on 2019 entry data)

The Guardian University Guide 2020

1st in the UK

About the Department

Studying civil engineering at Imperial means access to facilities that are amongst the most up-to-date and best equipped in Europe. Our five laboratories cover all of our sub disciplines – environmental, geotechnical, transportation, water resource and structural engineering – with facilities including a range of testing rigs, extensive computing provision, tension and compression machines, and wave generators and tanks.

Strong industry links across the Department mean you will also benefit from a high level of industrial input in your studies, including options for guest talks and lectures, industry-led projects and sponsorship of student prizes.


Four-year courses (240 ECTS):

If you are an international student, transferring to a different course could have an impact on your Tier 4 visa. Please visit our International Student Support webpage for further information.