Loughborough University


Loughborough University


Loughborough is a truly exceptional, internationally-renowned university, offering taught and research opportunities in Loughborough and in London.

Loughborough University Research and teaching are integrated at every opportunity to provide the highest quality learning experience, and our teaching has consistently been rated as excellent in independent assessments. With superb links to industry, commerce and the professions and our long history of internationally acclaimed ‘research that matters’, we aim to provide you with the best university experience bar none.

Research opportunities currently available
Every day, someone is awarded their doctoral degree at Loughborough University.  

So, if you would like to solve as yet unidentified problems, learn skills in research governance and organisation, and contribute brand new knowledge to the world then a PhD may be for you. To register for email updates on our fully funded studentships vacancies please click here to leave your details.

  • University of the Year 2019 (Times and Sunday Times University Guide)
  • 1st for Student Experience Survey 2018 (Times Higher Education)
  • 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020
  • University of the Year 2018 (WhatUni Student Choice Awards)
  • 7th Complete University Guide 2019
  • Best University in the world for sports-related subjects (Global QS higher education league 2019)

One outstanding university, two inspiring locations
Our superb 438-acre Loughborough campus is home to students and staff from over 100 countries. Green spaces, world-class sports venues and excellent academic facilities combine to make our single-site campus a safe, welcoming place with a real sense of community.

Loughborough University London is located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Burgeoning businesses, inventive start-ups and some of the most forward-thinking individuals sit side by side with new residential neighbourhoods, legendary sports facilities and contemporary cultural attractions, making the Park one of the most desirable locations in London today.

Opportunities to suit you
With an array of Master’s degrees and research opportunities across all our departments, we offer an excellent choice for anyone looking to pursue their studies and further their career. Nearly all of our programmes are available on a full- or part-time basis, and some modules are offered as week-long programmes to allow more flexible study. A number of courses can be studied by either full or partial distance-learning, with no or short period of on-campus attendance.

An award-winning student experience
Courses taught by some of the world’s best academics in their subject areas; a huge range of clubs and societies and opportunities to get involved in sport and the arts, and a really friendly and supportive environment combine to enable our students to be the very best they can be.

How to apply
Loughborough University Applications for taught or research programme are made using our online application form. Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references, which can all be submitted online. Find out more about applying.

Fees and funding
The two costs of a taught postgraduate course are tuition fees and your accommodation and day-to-day living costs. Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services, and vary between courses. See our fee finder for details.

A range of department-specific bursaries and scholarships are available to postgraduate students, and more information can be found online, along with details of the other types of funding available.

Postgraduate Open Events - Experience our outstanding campus, explore your potential school and find out more about what Loughborough has to offer by coming along to one of our events. Book your place now or take a guided campus tour.

Can’t visit the campus – join us for a web chat. You can speak to our postgraduate community about any aspect of life at Loughborough - book a reminder here.

Talk to us - Email: PGEnquiries@lboro.ac.uk Receive our prospectus, or view it on-line now

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