Postgraduate study

We have lots of research degrees for you to choose from.

Research degrees

Every day, someone is awarded their research degree at Loughborough University. Our outstanding research is driven by society’s need for solutions to real-life issues, making it both cutting-edge and relevant. Ultimately we aim to help and improve the quality of people’s lives – and you could be a part of this.

Next steps

By choosing to study a research degree, otherwise known as a doctorate, you’ll not only be immersed in a research community which is supportive and nurturing, you’ll also have access to a rich research network which presents the opportunity to forge lasting links with industry. Apply now to join our inspiring community of approximately 1,000 research students, all undertaking pioneering research in 100+ research centres, groups and institutes.