School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


6 Apr 2022

Loughborough crowned best university in the world for sports-related subjects for sixth year running

A student testing the safety of a cricket helmet

The QS ranking is based on surveying academic staff that declare a speciality in the subject area, and employers who recruit graduates that specialise in the discipline. It also takes into account research output and impact, with both citations and paper output measured over a five-year period.

Sports-related research has always been at the heart of Loughborough. The School of Sport, Exercise and Health SciencesSports Technology Institute and Institute for Sport Business are all renowned for the fundamental and applied research they undertake in this field. And Loughborough has taken the best in the world title ever since it was launched by QS in 2017 – further testament to its outstanding regard among the world’s academic community.

Loughborough has been ranked in the QS global top 100 in Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing (64=) – reflecting work undertaken in the Schools of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering and Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering.

The full QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 tables can be found here. Read more about Loughborough’s success in the QS rankings.

Athena Swan Bronze award

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