Undergraduate study


Elite Athlete Pathway Foundation Studies

The Elite Athlete Pathway Foundation Studies offers the opportunity for students performing at a very high standard in their chosen sport*, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments. It is ideal for students who wish to combine their sports training with academic study.

Why choose Elite Athlete Foundation Studies at Loughborough?

As an elite athlete or elite level coach studying at the UK’s top sporting university, you will benefit from a package of excellent coaching, expert strength and conditioning, sport medicine support and discounted gym membership in addition to access to our extensive sports and training facilities, where possible. Tailored individual support and further development opportunities are available, please see website for details.

Elite athletes can progress to degree courses in the following subject areas:

Aeronautical Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Human Biology
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Product Design Engineering
Social Sciences
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Sport and Exercise Science
Sport Management
Sport Science with Management

Continuation on to these degree courses is guaranteed by achievement of the subject specific progression criteria.

If you think your sport profile qualifies you to be considered for this course, please contact performancesport@lboro.ac.uk. For more information on entry requirements and course content, visit the website at www.lboro.ac.uk/foundation

* defined as competing at junior international level or higher, or expecting to do so in the next 12 months.