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    Speaking independently and as an Engineering Graduate and Director of a FTSE 100 Financial Services plc (who didn't make it into Imperial, but rather another London college) I'd say ICL has an excellent reputation in the UK and worldwide. For Medicine I think UCL and ICL rank on par. For Engineering I'd opt for ICL (personally). Admittedly I'm 20 yrs out of date, but then it's people of my cohort that 'you' are probably trying to influence.

    Just My Opinion.

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    (Original post by dustz33)
    Sorry but this is not true. An M.Sc. is a two-year postgraduate university degree. MEng, at least in continental europe, is issued by "Applied Universities", which are less scientifically focussed in their engineering curriculums and rather similar to Imperial in that regard (I gather that from speaking to many RWTH Aachen exchange students - ICL really cuts it short on "background" knowledge, deeper physics and mathematics, but covers large volumes of material in a superficial manner when compared to ETH or RWTH. RWTH in particular has over 100 specialised mechanical engineering degrees, allowing for much more "depth" in their teaching)

    Once again, this is irrelevant if you plan to stay in the UK, but very important if you want to go into engineering in the German speaking area. Yes, Oxbridge also issue MEng degrees, but their brands are incomparably stronger so it really does not matter what the letters are. Imperial is absolutely unknown in the German engineering sector. For some reason it has a pretty good reputation for medicine though and is known in that sector. Rankings mainly measure scientific output, not "prestige" or "employability".
    Not from my experience.

    Most of the engineers I have worked with, German or otherwise, put Imperial above Cambridge (and needless to say, above Oxford too).
 
 
 
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