A huge welcome to students from Vietnam! We're delighted that you're thinking of studying here at Loughborough University.


We know that choosing to study abroad in a different country can be daunting. To help you get all the facts and information you need to make an informed decision, we’ve provided lots of information for you right here.

The Loughborough family is made up of students from all over the world -and we firmly believe that it is this which makes our campus so vibrant, friendly and inspiring. There are lots of different ways to start your journey with us, you can choose to undertake a foundation course, an undergraduate degree, a postgraduate degree or postgraduate research degree. If you’re interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree or research degree, you can choose to study in London or Loughborough.

Whichever step you decide to take, we genuinely hope that you find the right path to help you achieve your future ambitions. At Loughborough University, we want our students to achieve great things – and as such, we offer a number of support services designed to help you do just that.

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Why you should study here

Application information

If you’re thinking of applying to study here at Loughborough University, you’ll first need to find out what qualifications we accept from your country / region, how to apply for your chosen degree and - if you’re applying with the help of an approved educational advisor – a list of approved agents. If at any stage you have a question, or you are unsure about anything, please contact us.

Entry requirements

We accept lots of different qualifications, to learn what qualifications we accept from your country / region please see below. This is only a list of qualifications we accept, to learn the minimum entry requirements you will need to refer to the degree you want to apply for.


Students who have studied the Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học  will need to complete an appropriate Foundation Year.

Loughborough University offers a Foundation Year through ONCAMPUS. You can view the entry requirements for this on the ONCAMPUS webpage. Alternatively, please contact our Global Engagement team to check if the Foundation Programme that you are considering taking is acceptable for entry to Loughborough courses.

Students with A Level or IB qualifications will be considered for direct entry to undergraduate degree courses. Please see the undergraduate prospectus for specific course requirements.

All students must also achieve the University’s English language requirements.

What is an undergraduate degree?

Typically an undergraduate degree is the first level of study in higher education. Undergraduate qualifications include BA, BSc, BArch and BEng. Once you have graduated from an undergraduate degree you will have the opportunity to study a postgraduate degree.


First-class honours (70%) Upper second-class honours (60%) Lower second-class honours (50%)
10-point scale 8.0 7.0 6.0
4-point scale 3.5 3.0 2.8
What is a postgraduate degree?

There are two types of postgraduate degrees; a postgraduate taught degree and a postgraduate research degree.

A postgraduate taught degree refers to the level study you can progress onto once you have completed an undergraduate degree. It is more advanced than an undergraduate degree, and the qualifications you can obtain include MA, MSc, MBA, MRes, PGDip, and PGCE.

A research degree, also known as a doctorate, is typically undertaken once you have graduated from a postgraduate taught degree. Research degrees include PhD, EngD, CDTs and MPhil.


Loughborough University offers a Foundation Year through ONCAMPUS. You can view the entry requirements for this on the ONCAMPUS page or contact us for more information.

What is the International Foundation Programme?

The one-year Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP) is designed to prepare international students who have completed their secondary education, for entry to undergraduate study at Loughborough University. The programme offers successful students a guaranteed progression onto one of the University's relevant undergraduate degrees, subject to meeting the specified criteria.

English language requirements

The standard University IELTS English language requirements is 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each individual element (reading, writing, listening and speaking). Some degrees may require higher levels English language, these have been clearly stated on the individual degree pages.

How to apply

The application process for international students is the same as UK students. To learn more about the application process and how you can apply, please select the appropriate degree level from those listed below.

Approved educational advisors

If you want some further guidance, then you may want to consider applying with the support of an approved education advisor. Below is a list of approved agents/educational advisors who have a contract with Loughborough University. Many of our approved educational advisors have been invited to both of our campuses, and therefore can give you a first-hand account of what you can expect.

+84 710 373 3667

Can Tho, Vietnam

Room 801, Level 8 PVC Mekong Building 131 Tran Hung Dao District Ninh Kieu Can Tho Vietnam
LCI Group Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Level 16, 46 & 56, Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 0511 388 9828

Da Nang, Vietnam

96 Le Loi Street Hai Chau District Danang
Index Global Education Services Ltd
0044 07910 136193

Hanoi, Vietnam

Twenty seven Floor, M3-M4 Building, No.91A Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Lang Thuong Ward, Dong Da District, Ha Noi City, Vietnam
KC Overseas Education
(+84) 862994566

Hanoi, Vietnam

CT11 Building, 18 Tam Trinh street, Mai Dong ward, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi, Vietman, 10000
+84 24 3771 3561

Hanoi, Vietnam

Floor 2, Toserco Building, 273 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 43 943 9739

Hanoi, Vietnam

15-17 Ngoc Khanh Street Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3943 9739

Hanoi, Vietnam

53A Le Van Huu Street Hai Ba Trung District Hanoi, Vietnam
InterGreat Education Group
024 7101 8889

Hanoi, Vietnam

20th Floor, Icon4 Tower, 243A De La Thanh Street, Hanoi City, Vietnam
(+84) 024 3941 1906

Hanoi, Vietnam

1st Floor, Phu DienBuiling, 83A, Ly Thuong Kiet, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
SI-UK Hanoi
+84 24 3972 6849

Hanoi, Vietnam

4th floor, 54-56 Tue Tinh St. Hai Ba Trung Dist. Hanoi, Vietnam
SI-UK Hanoi
+84 91 821 9898

Hanoi, Vietnam

3rd Floor, Toong Building, 8 Trang Thi, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
SI-UK Ho Chi Minh Office
+84 28 3929 3998

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

3th Floor, 172 Bui Thi Xuan St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
SI-UK Ho Chi Minh Office
+84 91 824 9898 | +84 28 3930 8332

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2nd Floor, Alpha Tower, 151 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Can-Achieve International Education

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Rosanna Bld., 31-33 Ky Con St., Nguyen Thai Binh, Dist.1, HCM City, Vietnam
+84 28 3820 7759

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

11th Floor, Deli Building, 70 Pham Ngoc Thach street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
+84 (0)8 3824 6622

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

5th Floor, 35 Mac Dinh Chi, P. Da Kao, Q1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 700900
(+84) 028 3824 6622

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

5th floor, 35 Mac Dinh Chi street, Da Kao ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Fees and scholarships

All students who enrol to study at Loughborough University should make sure they are fully aware of the cost of tuition for their chosen degree, the accommodation they will be staying in, and any associated living costs. Below are some indicative costs, however further details can be found at the relevant pages listed below.

Students will need a further £4,000 - £6,000 to cover expenses such as food, books, clothes, insurance, laundry, entertainment, travel within UK etc. Travel to and from home is not included. £6,000 should cover additional costs for postgraduate living in a self-catered hall for 50 weeks in the year. £4000 should cover additional costs for undergraduate living fully-catered hall for 39 weeks in the year.

The average living expenses for an undergraduate, with catered accommodation included, should be roughly £1040/month.

Supporting you every step of the way

We understand how important receiving the right support at the right time can be, which is why we offer a wide range of support services. So whether you need help with your visa application, or you need additional academic support throughout your studies to reach your full potential or you need help once you’ve graduated to find the right career – we can help.

Student experience

As a student here, you’ll discover a close-knit community of students who are vibrant, diverse and inspiring. It is this community which we fondly refer to as the Loughborough family.

There are lots of ways you can get involved and get to know your new family. Rag and Action are great if you want to do some form of volunteering during your studies, whereas the Enterprise Hub is designed for those of you who are looking for advice on anything enterprising. We also have LSU media which is great for anyone who is looking to gain experience as a photographer, videographer or radio DJ. We also have a range of sporting opportunities available for you to get involved with.

These opportunities are a fantastic chance to bolster your CV and gain lots of valuable experience – it’s also a great way to meet lots of new friends and make some incredible memories.

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International Day

Students at Loughborough University celebrate international day.

Culture and community

There is a real sense of community and family at Loughborough University, and our Faith and Spirituality Centre provides a peaceful place for our students to come and reflect, explore and express their faith and spirituality. It’s a place for you to pray, meditate and to meet others. You’ll find that both our London and Loughborough campuses are very inclusive.

Both London and Loughborough have a variety of shops and restaurants offering a range of cuisines from around the world, including a variety of oriental stores which sell a wide range of asian food. Although Loughborough may only be a town and not a city, there is an Oriental Store in town (located opposite the Rushers bus stop), and there is also an aisle in Tesco with the name of “World Foods” which you can go to stock up on food such as cooking-sauces and rice. It is also rather simple to buy through online oriental stores as some may provide next-day deliverys right to your doorstep!

Interested students are welcome to join the Vietnam Society at Loughborough Facebook Group to find out more about student life at Loughborough University and to learn about the activities Vietnam students get involved with whilst studying.