Learn from the best
If you choose to study with us, you'll experience first-hand our exceptional learning environment, which is moulded by our passion for innovation, research and enterprise. As a result, we have consistently scored highly for teaching quality in all of the government’s External Subject Reviewsm, are a top ten university in all natioanl league tables and been named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019.
As a world-class institution for teaching and research we attract outstanding academics from all over the world. Many of our academics are experts in their chosen field of research, which means you'll learn from those who are at the forefront of their discipline. Needless to say, as one of our postgraduate students you'll benefit from the expertise and infectious passion of our academics.
Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities
As one of our postgraduate students, you can enjoy purpose-built teaching facilities including lecture theatres, flexible seminar space, 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 students 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 state-of-the-art 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
Nearly all of our programmes are available on a full or part-time basis, and some modules are offered as week-long programmes to enable you to study more flexibly.
A number of our courses can be studied by either full distance-learning, with no compulsory on-campus attendance, or partial distance-learning which requires short periods of on-campus attendance. These are highlighted in the programme listings.
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 enterprise 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
Loughborough University is ranked in the top 10 in each of the most recent national league tables, cementing its status as one of the country’s leading higher education institutions. Loughborough’s results saw the University climb two places to 6th position in the Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ in 2017, which ranks the UK’s top 30 universities based on the combined results of the three main domestic university rankings.
Loughborough is now ranked ahead of two thirds of the 24 universities that comprise the Russell Group, placing it firmly among the UK’s higher education elite.