Loughborough University

“The campus is a safe and pleasant place to spend time, with good facilities for all aspects of student life.”

The Guardian University Guide 2012

A leading UK university
Loughborough is a leading UK university, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, great graduate employment prospects, and unrivalled sporting achievement.

What's more, the University scores well with students, in league tables and with experts:

  • The East Midlands’ top university – ranked top 10 in 11 subject areas
  • Invest £8M in research student development
  • Winner of 7 Queen’s Anniversary Prizes commending the University's research excellence
  • The Best University for Sport 2014
  • Voted England's Best Student Experience for six consecutive years
  • Consistently top five in the National Student Survey
  • A top three university for teaching quality assessments

Postgraduate opportunities
The University offers more than 130 masters programmes and a wide range of pioneering research opportunities as well as other forms of training including bespoke career development programmes.

Teaching and research is delivered by 21 schools, departments and specialist units which support over 16,000 students - 4,000 of whom are postgraduates.

Find out more about the opportunities available across the University:

The Loughborough Graduate School
Loughborough's Graduate School offers support and guidance across a range of issues specific to postgraduate studies. The also offer up to 50 full-time PhD Graduate School studentships, each worth in excess of £40,000 over a three year period. Open to both UK/EU and non-EU (International) students, the studentships will cover all tuition fees for successful candidates. The Graduate School also helps to co-ordinate a busy calendar of social, sport and leisure activities.

Global attraction
The University's International Office has a dedicated and friendly team of staff who support students every step of the way from applying for a place and finding accommodation, to sourcing funding, and finally seeking employment after graduation.

Careers and employability
Loughborough graduates are in demand: 92% of the University's 2013 graduates are in employment or further study. Supported by an excellent Careers and Employability Centre, students enter the workforce well equipped to succeed.

What's more, an unrivalled network of partnerships with industry, Government and the professions provides students with excellent opportunities for industrial placements and collaborative research ventures which do much to broaden their experience and improve their employability.

First-class facilities and accommodation
The University is located on a superb 438 acre campus which boasts exceptional academic, recreational and sporting facilities as well as secure and comfortable student accommodation and comprehensive student support and health services.

A great deal of investment has been dedicated to new facilities across campus as well as major refurbishments to existing buildings and resources. Postgraduate students benefit from new purpose-built teaching and learning facilities. The improvements span the Pilkington Library, the Design School, Computer Science facilities, Cope Auditorium and Students' Union.

Leisure, sport and recreation
Loughborough Students' Union is uniquely owned and run by its students. As well as being a great entertainment venue, the SU is home to a bank, book shop, café, convenience store, dentists, hair dressers, opticians, and pharmacy. The SU also manages an A-Z of clubs and societies, TV and radio stations, a recording studio and student magazine.

Sporting facilities at Loughborough are second to none. Athletes and amateurs alike enjoy great opportunities to participate and spectate across a range of sports.

Great location
Loughborough is in the heart of England and its central location makes it easy to travel to. It is just one mile from the M1, five miles from East Midlands Airport, and is served by a direct and frequent train service to London and other major UK cities.

Postgraduate funding
A variety of funding opportunities is available to international, EU and UK postgraduate students. Comprehensive and up-to-date information about fees and funding is available online.

How to apply
Please visit the University's website where you will find information about entry requirements and the application procedure, as well as downloadable application forms.

New London Campus for 2015
Loughborough University in London is an inspiring new postgraduate campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

In 2012 the Park was the home of the celebrated London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Now it is the heart of one of the most exciting new developments in London – an emerging innovation quarter that is driving growth in the local region, across the city, around the UK and beyond.

Loughborough University in London is part of the Park’s Here East development, which is bringing together education, business, technology and media to drive forward creativity and entrepreneurship. As one of our students you will benefit directly from this dynamic, enterprise-focused environment and from the exciting, collaborative community it creates.

You will learn from the most influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators and be privilege to the very latest thinking. By engaging with leading public and private sector companies, and cutting-edge local organisations, your studies will be led by real-life challenges and bring direct benefits to local, national and global society, as well as to your own career.

We are excited about the opportunities that being on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park affords us. We hope you are too.

The following courses will be provided across six institutes:

Further information can be found at www.lborolondon.ac.uk.

Contact and further information
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU

Postgraduate taught enquires
T: +44 (0)1509 222496
F: +44 (0)01509 223977
E: pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk

Postgraduate research enquiries
T: +44 (0)1509 222473
F: +44 (0)1509 223938
E: pgresearch@lboro.ac.uk

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