University profile

Loughborough University London

2023/24 edition

About Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London is an inspiring postgraduate campus based at Here East, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Established exclusively for postgraduate study, the campus combines influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and intellectual innovators to drive forward creativity and deliver the highest quality of teaching in the business, technology, enterprise, media and design industries.

Diverse postgraduate degree programme

All our contemporary degree programmes include enterprise-based learning and theory-rich lectures and seminars delivered by subject-expert academics, entrepreneurs and guest speakers from public, private and third sector organisations.

With the opportunity to advance and apply your knowledge in a specialised area, you will be challenged and engaged through our action-based collaborative project related to a particular organisational issue, offering you the opportunity to critically address real organisational challenges.


Transform your career

Loughborough University London has been named the top university for employer-student connections in the UK QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020. We pride ourselves on the opportunities for enhancing your career development.

We are committed to helping you achieve your potential through our innovative curriculum and extra-curricular workshops and events. Our activities are designed to give your CV a boost and enhance your change of successfully passing recruitment and selection exercises used by high profile employers.

An award-winning student experience

We are proud of our achievements. These include:

  • Ranked fourth in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2020
  • The best university in the world for sports-related subjects in 2019 (QS World University Rankings)
  • Ranked fifth in the Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ 2020
  • Ranked eighth in the Complete University Guide 2020
  • ​One of six UK universities to receive the gold award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

Research opportunities

Loughborough University London continues Loughborough's success as one of the country's top research-led universities; bringing benefit to local and international communities through applied research and sociocultural, interdisciplinary thinking.

Almost 66% of our research is considered 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). Innovative teaching and experiential learning are at the core of our curriculum.

Institute for Design Innovation

The Institute for Design Innovation sees design research as an integral part of creating new products and systems. Design research at Loughborough University London is dedicated to ensuring new and existing products are of the highest benefit to their end user.

Institute for Digital Technologies

Everything we do as humans in the 21st Century, from relaxing to socialising and from working to travelling, requires a relationship with digital technology. The Institute for Digital Technologies offers excellence in research and postgraduate teaching across all major areas of digital technologies, including interactive 3D media, advanced 5G systems, big multi-media data, smart living and cyber security.

Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance will provide you with the opportunity to gain the skills required to address complex issues involving modern diplomacy, international security, international business and trade, global communication, and information management.

Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Research plays a key role in understanding business success, by providing individuals and teams with critical insights into how to launch a business, or make a new or existing enterprise more successful. The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s research focuses on harnessing the innovative strategy of enterprises, in order to produce successful entrepreneurial behaviour.

Institute for International Management

The Institute for International Management is actively engaged in international research projects concerning the globalization of economic activity and the implications for patterns of work and governance. It will focus on developing expertise in a range of emerging market economies over the next few years.

Institute for Media and Creative Industries

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries is committed to discovering, interpreting and critically assessing the inner workings and infrastructures of the media and the creative industries, whilst developing a deeper understanding of the composition and conduct of an audience, particularly in the wake of cultural composition.

Institute for Sport Business

The Institute for Sport Business has a research focus on the rapid growth of the sport industry, in an age of significant social, economic and technological change. To address this focus, the Institute is currently conducting research surrounding sport integrity and governance, sport media and digital technology, as well as sport communities.

How to apply

Applications for taught or research programmes are made using our online application portal, and are welcomed all year round. Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references, which can all be submitted online.

Fees and funding

Studying for a postgraduate programme at Loughborough University London is a significant but incredibly rewarding investment in your career and your future. Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services, and vary between courses. We have a range of scholarships and bursaries on offer; these are worth up to 100% towards fees.

Applications are currently open for the Chevening Scholarships. The deadline to apply for one of our 30 fully-funded master’s scholarships is 7 November 2023 and is open to international students (excluding US and EU countries).

Connect with us

If you would like to speak to a programme specialist, please complete this form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Book a guided campus tour to discover more about what Loughborough University London has to offer and to learn about student life.

Contact details

3 Lesney Avenue
The Broadcast Centre
Here East Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
E20 3BS