Taught course

Sports Engineering

Loughborough University · School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline. Applicants with alternative qualifications or with professional experience, but qualifications slightly below this level, will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Sports Engineering has been designed with input from industry to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing global sports equipment market. You will develop the technical and transferable skills highly sought after by the sports equipment industry and academic research.

You will be taught by sports engineering academics and industrialists who have an extensive experience working within the sports equipment industry. This expertise is reflected in the teaching, ensuring the course content is focused on the most up-to-date industry trends and challenges.

Core study areas include product design engineering in sport, measurement and data analytics, research methods, the sports industry, innovation processes, sustainability in product design, human factors in product design, robotics in sport and a major project.

During the summer, you may be given the exciting opportunity of a micro-placement project. These placements are arranged in collaboration with our existing industrial partners and alumni contacts and aim to provide you with hands-on practical experience, working on appealing projects relevant to your MSc.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see our website for a list of master's degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries Team
+44 (0)1509 227116