University profile

Loughborough University London

2017/18 edition

About Loughborough University London

About This Institution

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Loughborough University London is an inspiring postgraduate campus based at Here East, on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. The building was previously used as the Olympic Press and Broadcast Centre for the 2012 London Olympic Games, and is now a vibrant, exciting community of educators, creatives, students and entrepreneurs.

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.

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 cybersecurity.

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. Our 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.

Diverse postgraduate degree programmes

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, to make that career change or promotion possible you will be challenged and engaged through an action-based project related to a particular organisational issue, offering you the opportunity to critically address real organisational challenges.

An award-winning student experience

Courses taught by some of the world’s best academics in their subject areas; a huge range of clubs and societies and opportunities to get involved in sport and the arts, and a really friendly and supportive environment combine to enable our students to be the very best they can be.

An inspiring location

In 2012, the Queen Elizabeth Park was the home of the celebrated London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Now it is the heart of one of the most exciting new developments in London. It is a rapidly developing innovation quarter that is driving growth in every region across the UK and beyond.

Loughborough University London is part of an exciting cluster of innovators and creative makers, known collectively as Here East. Here East is bringing together an emerging breed of forward-thinkers and digital makers through education, business, technology and media. We work alongside our collaborators to drive forward creativity and entrepreneurship across London.


  • Institute for Design Innovation
  • Institute for Digital Technologies
  • Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance
  • Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Institute for International Management
  • Institute for Media and Creative Industries
  • Institute for Sport Business

How to apply

Applications for taught or research programmes are made using our online application form, 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!

Contact details

3 Lesney Avenue
The Broadcast Centre
Here East Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
E15 2GZ
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