“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
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:
- Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
- Business and Economics
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil and Building Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
- English and Drama
- Mathematical Sciences
- Mathematics Education Centre
- Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
- Politics, History and International Relations
- Social Sciences
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
- Teacher Education
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.
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.
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.
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
From September 2015, Loughborough will be opening a brand new campus on the site of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the home of the 2012 Olympic Games. Loughborough University in London will provide cosmopolitan living with some of the city’s best transport links.
The following courses will be provided across six institutes:
- MA Design and Culture
- MA/MSc Design Innovation
- MSc Design Innovation Management
- MSc Digital Media Systems
- MSc Entrepreneurial Design Management
- MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
- MSc Internet and Media Clouds
- MSc Internet Media Clouds with Business
- MSc Internet Technologies with Business
- MSc Managing Innovation in Creative Organisations
- MA Media and Creative Industries
- MSc Mobile Internet
- MSc Sport Business Innovation
- MSc Sport Leadership
Further information can be found at www.lborolondon.ac.uk
Contact and further information
Postgraduate taught enquires
T: +44 (0)1509 222496
F: +44 (0)01509 223977
Postgraduate research enquiries
T: +44 (0)1509 222473
F: +44 (0)1509 223938
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