Department profile

School of Business and Economics

Loughborough University
2017/18 edition

About School of Business and Economics

Internationally Recognised Global Leader

Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics is recognised as an international global leader. Placed firmly in the elite 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation, it is consistently ranked as a Top-10 UK business school by national league tables.

At Loughborough, we’re passionate about developing well-rounded, highly employable graduates who are ready to make a difference. Here we offer much more than just postgraduate degrees; our programmes are designed to meet the needs of industry, influenced by our experiences with global corporate partners, and the leading research and expertise of our internationally renowned academics. Each programme is also complimented by our superb purpose-built teaching facilities and choice of student opportunities.

So join us and boost your career with a postgraduate MSc, MBA, MPhil, PhD or Executive Education course that is respected by employers.

School of Business and Economics Masters Programmes

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Commercially relevant and underpinned by the very latest research, we offer highly popular one-year masters programmes in areas including; Finance and Economics, Management, Marketing, Business Analytics, Information Management and NEW for 2016; Human Resource Management and Employment Relations. See which one could supercharge your career, starting this September.

Our programmes

More information on postgraduate study at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics.

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MSc Scholarships and Bursaries worth up to 50% of fees!!

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We are committed to attracting the very best applicants onto our postgraduate taught courses. We offer a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries to both UK/EU and international applicants – some worth up to 100% of your fees!

Our scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of:

  • Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students)
  • Outstanding academic achievement scholarships
  • Sports scholarships
  • Hardship bursaries and other funding options
  • International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships

For more details visit the funding pages.

The Loughborough MBA (accredited by AMBA)


If you want to be an elite performer in business the Loughborough MBA could be for you. Our mission is all about Developing Winners, Achieving Excellence and Delivering Value. It’s a philosophy that drives what our MBA programmes are all about. Our MBA is deliberately challenging so you’re ready to deliver in the real world. You will learn new ways to approach problems, benefit from other students’ experience, and adapt management theory into powerful, practical strategies to improve your business.

You’ll derive maximum value from the Loughborough MBA. All our teaching is commercially relevant and informed by our world-class research. With over 400 global corporate partnerships, our case studies and guest speakers will give you the very latest best practice. And, as standard, one of our core modules offers you the opportunity to give group consultancy to one of our corporate partners on a live commercial project.

For more information about Loughborough MBA.

Go for Gold with our New Competitive Scholarships worth up to 40% fees!

School of Business and Economics Postgraduate Research

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We offer incredibly exciting opportunities for those interested in undertaking a PhD or MPhil research degree in Business and Management, Economics or Information Management.

As a research student you will be welcomed into our dynamic research community, made up of internationally renowned staff and talented research students. You will benefit from the expertise of our distinguished academics, all of whom are not only highly regarded within their respective fields, but also active in research, publishing and professional organisations.

We offer the following research pathways:

PhD Studentships

The School of Business and Economics advertises a number of fully funded PhD studentships throughout the year. These studentships are often linked to a specific title and subject matter and come with their own deadline. Our studentships are extremely popular and attract a high quality of applicants, so if you are interested it is recommended that you regularly check our website for vacancies.

Check for studentships on our website.

Executive Education

The School of Business and Economics runs open and bespoke executive education programmes designed with a flexibility that is perfect for working professionals. With an enviable history of well-established links with business, the School is known for delivering challenging, career-enhancing programmes that deliver real value to individuals and organisations.

Our executive education programmes include:

Leadership and Management (Certificate, Diploma, MSc)
Leadership and Service Management (Diploma, MSc)
Leadership and Innovation Management (Diploma, MSc)
The Loughborough MBA
Institute of Directors (IoD) Company Direction Programme
Occupational Health and Safety Management (Certificate, Diploma, MSc)
Occupational Health and Safety Management (Top-up MSc)
Healthcare Management and Governance (Certificate, Diploma, MSc)
Healthcare and Societal Resilience (Certificate, Diploma, MSc)
Automotive Retail Management (Certificate, Diploma, MSc)
Strategic Automotive Dealership Management (MSc)
Automotive Dealership Management (BSc)

More information about Executive Education.

Contact Details

School of Business and Economics
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom

Masters Programmes
T: +44 (0)1509 228278

MBA Programmes
T: +44 (0)1509 228842

Doctoral Programmes
T: +44 (0)1509 228276

School of Business and Economics
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom

Contact details

+44 (0)1509 223288
School of Business and Economics
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU