Imperial College is perfect for you if you are looking to study Science, Technology or Medicine at a top university in the heart of London.
Imperial College London or, to give it its full name, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, is a London-based research-intensive university.
It was founded by Prince Albert (the husband of Queen Victoria), and located near the Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum and the Royal Albert Hall, in South Kensington. Over the years a number of highly regarded colleges and institutes have been merged into Imperial College, these include: the Royal College of Chemistry, the Royal School of Mines, and the Royal College of Science and the Commonwealth Institute.
As the University’s full name implies it focuses on the full range of Science, Technology and Medicine. It prides itself on its interdisciplinary approach to research and hosts an number of global research institutes which feature cross-departmental and often cross-institutional collaboration. These institutes include: The Francis Crick Institute, Grantham Institute for Climate Change and Environment, and the Data Science Institute, amongst many others.
It is considered to be one of the world’s leading universities and boasts 14 Nobel laureates, 74 Fellows of the Royal Society, 84 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and 85 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
The University has a medical school and works in partnership with a number of teaching hospitals across London. The University’s business school is the highly regarded Tanaka Business School is one of the top business schools in the country and is triple accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), EQUIS and AACSB.