Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Innovation Design Engineering

The course enables students to receive an intense education and learn to innovate and create designs in multiple ways, from experimental exploration to market-focused product propositions, through to projects driven by new business models and commercial planning. The course is managed jointly by the School of Design for Production at the Royal College of Art and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial. Successful completion of the course leads to the award of the MA (Royal College of Art), MSc (Imperial College London) and the Diploma of the Imperial College (DIC).

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) in engineering or a relevant technical degree; with a strong interest and aptitude in innovation; applicants with business or other commercial backgrounds are also considered and mature candidates with industrial experience are particularly welcome. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (home fees) 21 months
MA Full-time £ 28,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 21 months
MSc Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (home fees) 21 months
MSc Full-time £ 28,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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