Our courses

Our students benefit from high-quality, research-informed teaching ensuring the very best learning experience. Studying one of our Geography courses at Loughborough University will prepare you for a wide range of exciting and diverse career opportunities.

Why choose Loughborough?

There are so many great reasons to choose us, but here are just a few reasons why Loughborough is an excellent place to study Geography.


The methods of teaching and learning we use vary from large lecture-based classes to seminars and practical classes, through to individual sessions with an academic advisor. Fieldcourses are available in a range of UK and overseas locations and in recent years these have included Ghana, Singapore, Paris, Namibia and Wales.

Placements and international opportunities

All our students have the chance to undertake a professional work placement during their degree, in organisations from across the public and private sectors. Recent placement destinations include: BP, Volkswagen, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung Electronics, Confederation of British Industry, PwC, Department of Work and Pensions, Food Standards Agency and Sky. Students also have an opportunity to spend a year (or semester) abroad by securing paid work teaching English to school children or studying at a partner university.

Language opportunities

The Language Centre which is based in the School, provides a range of language modules in French, German, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese from beginners’ level upwards. Students may take these modules as part of their degree, enter the programme at their level of competence and working upwards one semester at a time.