School of Science

About the School

Welcome to Loughborough University School of Science

Loughborough University’s School of Science boasts outstanding facilities, a vibrant research culture with an international reputation, and a diverse community of staff and students from around the world.

Offering a range of options for postgraduate study spanning chemistry, computer science, mathematics and physics, our highly rated science departments provide an excellent learning environment in which to develop your professional skills, extend your knowledge and achieve your potential.

As a student within the School of Science, you will be taught by internationally respected academics, many of whom are active in multidisciplinary research and collaborations with industry, and at the forefront of their fields.

You will also become part of a research intensive university with a reputation for innovation and endeavour in science and technology.

In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) each of the academic department has at least 85% of their research ranked as "internationally recognised". In addition to carrying out research in their respective disciplines, staff in the School of Science are engaged in multidisciplinary research in collaboration with other academic Schools and departments across the campus - from Engineering to Arts, English and Drama - creating an exciting and truly stimulating research environment.

On top of the high quality teaching offered by each department, the School is also home to the Maths Learning Support Centre which provides students with a range of services and facilities designed to support students in their learning of mathematics and statistics.

The School is committed to the Athena SWAN principles, actively seeking to attract, support and promote women in STEM, irrespective of position.

For further information about the School please take a look at our departmental web pages