Exceptional learning environment

As a postgraduate student at Loughborough, you'll experience first-hand our exceptional learning environment, which is moulded by our passion for innovation, research and enterprise.

As a world-class institution for teaching and research, we attract outstanding academics from all over the world. Many are experts in their chosen field of research, which means you'll learn from those at the forefront of their discipline.

Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities

As one of our postgraduate students, you can enjoy purpose-built teaching facilities including lecture theatres, flexible seminar spaces, dedicated 24/7 computer suites and private study areas. We have also invested in state-of-the-art research laboratories and additional learning and teaching spaces.

We have enhanced our teaching facilities to create a network of informal learning zones where you can work in groups or socialise; for example, the University Library has a student learning area with café facilities.

You will also benefit from access to specialist equipment and facilities in our research areas. WiFi is available across campus in all major teaching and learning centres, academic and student support departments, cafés and the Students’ Union.

A flexible approach to study

A range of our programmes are available on a full- or part-time basis, with some offering modules as week-long programmes to enable you to study more flexibly.

We also offer a a number of short courses, many of which are tailor-made for businesses. When completed as a week-long module, these can be used towards postgraduate qualifications.

Realise your entrepreneurial ambitions

If you're interested in starting your own business we can provide you with the resources, insight and industry expertise you need to bring your business ideas to life. We can provide you with plenty of opportunities to engage in enterprise education and activities, spanning competitions, forums, training and workshops.

We can also support your business aspirations with a range of practical services and facilities, including The Studio, a unique two-year support package for graduates taking their first steps in business.

Studio members have access to the University’s specialist facilities and expertise as well as academic library and IT services. As a Studio member, you will be based in a fully serviced office space and follow a tailored training and mentoring programme.

Our Student Enterprise Manager is always on hand to help you identify, protect and exploit the commercial potential of your work. A number of Loughborough’s spin-out success stories started life as ideas developed as part of student projects or research.

Further information is available on our Student and Graduate Enterprise website.

Study at a leading university

We're ranked in the top 10 in every UK league table, cementing our status as one of the country’s leading higher education institutions. We're also one of the top 10 research-led universities in England (REF 2014) and have received seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.