Founded in 1909, Loughborough University is proud of its long history as an institution of further and higher education. Today, it is one of the country’s leading universities, with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with business and industry and unrivaled sporting achievement. The school’s teaching and learning offers academic excellence in a broad range of disciplines, from sport and exercise science to engineering, business and the arts, and it was recently awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

In 2015, Loughborough opened a second campus on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. The campus is based in the former press and broadcast centres at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and currently offers 32 full and part-time master’s programmes and 7 PhD programmes. The London campus has diversified and expanded the high quality education offered by Loughborough to both postgraduate students and those looking to advance their professional development. 

Loughborough offers a renowned student experience by giving every student the opportunity they need to achieve their full potential – professionally, academically and socially. Students at Loughborough have access to a truly global experience, where they are taught by academics from across the world; they can study abroad or complete an overseas placement, and have numerous opportunities to learn a new language. The university’s strong connections to industry boost these opportunities by providing students with access to placements. 


Why Loughborough University

Campus life: The school’s community is made up of an exciting cluster of innovators, collaborators, and forward thinkers in education, business, technology, and media.

Facilities: Located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the university operates inside over 9,000 square meters of collaborative learning space, providing state of the art equipment and materials to ensure research, teaching, and creativity can thrive. 

Location: The school is located at the heart of a dynamic and vibrant new community in East London, with excellent connections to some of London’s most iconic venues, including entertainment, restaurants and bars, shopping, major tourist attractions and more. 

Career-focused: Career development is an intrinsic element of every postgraduate programme – from employability assessments to tasks set by real organizations and site visits to organisation-based dissertation projects. The school also has an Enterprise Hub to support entrepreneurs and their ventures. 

Sports reputation: Unparalleled in sporting achievement, Loughborough has been the champion of British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) for 39 years running. 

NOTE: This school may use UCAS as an external portal for application for some programs. A £20 (single application) or £25 (up to 5 applications) application fee may apply.