Department profile

Loughborough Design School

Loughborough University
2017/18 edition

About Loughborough Design School

Loughborough Design School’s expertise is built on the design principles of aesthetics, technology and understanding the user.

Through our range of programmes and research opportunities the school is proud to be helping to prepare the next generation of designers and ergonomists.

Based in state-of-the-art facilities, the school offers students the opportunity to use fully equipped ergonomics laboratories and workshops including research equipment such as eye-tracking, driving simulators, additive manufacturing machines and ergonomics testing facilities. Our practical and theoretical teaching and research spaces ensure a professional and inspirational experience.

The School has particularly close links with Adidas, Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Health and Safety Executive, Department of Health, National Health Service, Age UK, Met Office, Ericsson, IBM, Nissan, Hewlett Packard, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Ministry of Defence, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, E.ON, O2, and the Department for Transport.

Our programmes

MSc Ergonomics and Human Factors

MSc Ergonomics in Health and Community Care

MSc Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety

MSc Human Factors for Inclusive Design

MSc Human Factors in Transport

MA Industrial Design and Technology

MA User Experience Design