Department profile

Institute for Digital Technologies

Institution
Loughborough University London
Edition
2017/18 edition

About Institute for Digital Technologies

Taught in the high-tech business capital of the world, the Institute for Digital Technologies programmes are designed for students who wish to gain knowledge and expertise in the latest advances in digital media systems, mobile Internet, advanced 5G networks with cloud systems, cyber security, digital engineering and digital technologies combined with business and entrepreneurship.

Each programme incorporates principles and teaching inspired by current research, whilst offering students a chance to partake in development projects and industry-focused work experience opportunities.

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Excellent Job Prospects

Our programmes include real world examples of major research and technology development projects and industrial placement opportunities to help bring the students up to date with industry expectations for excellent job prospects.

Our Programmes

MSc Cyber Security and Big Data
MSc Internet Technologies with Business
MSc Digital Creative Media
MSc Mobile Communication Systems
MRes in Digital Technologies
MSc Digital Marketing *new for 2018

Research

The Institute for Digital Technologies provides exciting cutting-edge research opportunities for postgraduate students. Our PhD students are linked to major companies, have access to extensive research and computing facilities, and participate in large scale international collaborative projects, providing them with exceptional postgraduate research experience.

The Institute for Digital Technologies focuses on a broad range of research themes that covers:

  • Interactive 3D Media
  • Advanced 5G Systems
  • Big Multimedia Data
  • Smart Living
  • Cyber Security

Studentships may become available throughout the year, please keep checking our website for details.

Scholarships and Bursaries

Our ambition is to inspire high achieving students from all backgrounds, to benefit from our outstanding teaching and cutting edge research facilities.

  • Inspiring Success Scholarship

The Inspiring Success Scholarship offers 100% off the full cost of tuition fees for selected unemployed and underemployed graduates, who obtained GCSE or A-level (or equivalent) qualifications from Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham or Waltham Forest.

  • East London Community Scholarship

The East London Community Scholarship offers 50% off the full cost of tuition fees for students who obtained GCSE or A-level (or equivalent) qualifications from Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest.

  • Excellence Scholarship

The Excellence Scholarship automatically awards high-achieving students 20% off the full cost of our master’s tuition fees, regardless of their full-time programme or nationality. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have an upper-second class degree or equivalent qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

  • Alumni Bursary

The Alumni Bursary automatically awards graduates of Loughborough University 10% off the full cost of our master's tuition fees, regardless of their full-time programme or nationality.

Further details about the full range of scholarships we offer are available on our website.

  • Deans Award for Enterprise

The Dean's Award for Enterprise offers 90% off the full cost of tuition fees, for students who submit an inspiring business idea to the University.

Applicants are asked to produce a one-page submission of their business idea, and those that are shortlisted will be asked to complete a short video interview.

Winners of the award are under no obligation to start a new business, though winners who are serious about launching their own business will receive professional support and advice to turn their idea into a reality.

Further details about the full range of scholarships we offer are available on our website.

Location

Loughborough University London is located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, within a new innovation quarter known as Here East.

Overlooking the Lee Navigation Canal in the north west of the Olympic Park and surrounded by unrivalled green space, Here East was developed from the former Press and Broadcast Centres hosting the world’s media during the London 2012 Games. Now the site is a hub for the UK’s thriving creative and digital industries.

Loughborough University London is ideally located, with easy and affordable transport connections to and from central London, the UK and various European destinations.