A leading UK university
Loughborough is a leading UK university, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, great graduate employment prospects, and unrivalled sporting achievement.
What's more, the University scores well with students, in league tables and with experts:
The University offers more than 130 masters programmes and a wide range of pioneering research opportunities as well as other forms of training including bespoke career development programmes.
Teaching and research is delivered by 21 schools, departments and specialist units which support over 16,000 students - 4,000 of whom are postgraduates.
Find out more about the opportunities available across the University:
The Loughborough Graduate School
Loughborough's Graduate School offers support and guidance across a range of issues specific to postgraduate studies. Students can take advantage of researcher skills development training, a variety of studentship schemes and bursaries, and career development workshops and advice. The Graduate School also helps to co-ordinate a busy calendar of social, sport and leisure activities.
The University's International Office has a dedicated and friendly team of staff who support students every step of the way from applying for a place and finding accommodation, to sourcing funding, and finally seeking employment after graduation.
Careers and employability
Loughborough graduates are in demand: 91% of the University's 2011 graduates are in employment or further study. Supported by an excellent Careers and Employability Centre, students enter the workforce well equipped to succeed.
What's more, an unrivalled network of partnerships with industry, Government and the professions provides students with excellent opportunities for industrial placements and collaborative research ventures which do much to broaden their experience and improve their employability.
First-class facilities and accommodation
The University is located on a superb 437 acre campus which boasts exceptional academic, recreational and sporting facilities as well as secure and comfortable student accommodation and comprehensive student support and health services.
A great deal of investment has been dedicated to new facilities across campus as well as major refurbishments to existing buildings and resources. Postgraduate students benefit from new purpose-built teaching and learning facilities. The improvements span the Pilkington Library, the brand new Design School, Computer Science facilities, Cope Auditorium and Students' Union.
Leisure, sport and recreation
Loughborough Students' Union is uniquely owned and run by its students. As well as being a great entertainment venue, the SU is home to a bank, book shop, café, convenience store, dentists, hair dressers, opticians, and pharmacy. The SU also manages an A-Z of clubs and societies, TV and radio stations, a recording studio and student magazine.
Sporting facilities at Loughborough are second to none. Athletes and amateurs alike enjoy great opportunities to participate and spectate across a range of sports.
Loughborough is in the heart of England and its central location makes it easy to travel to. It is just one mile from the M1, five miles from East Midlands Airport, and is served by a direct and frequent train service to London and other major UK cities.
A variety of funding opportunities is available to international, EU and UK postgraduate students. Comprehensive and up-to-date information about fees and funding is available online.
How to apply
Please visit the University's website where you will find information about entry requirements and the application procedure, as well as downloadable application forms.
Contact and further information
Postgraduate taught enquires
T: +44 (0)1509 222496 F: +44 (0)01509 223977
Postgraduate research enquiries
T: +44 (0)1509 222473
For further information and to order a Postgraduate Prospectus, please visit www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
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