Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

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Undergraduate courses (programmes) typically last 3-4 years and may have a placement year in addition. They are sometimes known as 'first degrees' to distinguish them from postgraduate programmes.

Awards include:

  • BA.
  • BSc.
  • BEng.
  • MEng (4 year undergraduate masters)
  • MSci (4 year undergraduate masters)

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Postgraduate taught

Taught postgraduate programmes are studied after obtaining an undergraduate degree (or equivalent experience). They typically specialise in a subject or provide an additional qualification in a new area.

Awards include:

  • MA.
  • MSc.
  • MBA.
  • PGDip (Diploma)
  • MRes.

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Research degrees take between 2 and 5 years and can be completed full-time or part-time. Students critically investigate and evaluate an area which contributes to and develops existing knowledge in the subject.

Awards include:

  • PhD.
  • MPhil.
  • EngD.


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Other study options


If you are studying at a European or International university, you may be able to spend some time studying at Loughborough as part of your course. (Subject to existing exchange agreements).
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Short courses

The University's short courses are designed to provide intensive tuition in a particular area. These are typically based on modules delivered in our engineering or business postgraduate programmes, but there are a wide range of subjects throughout the year.
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