Department profile

Institute for Digital Technologies

Loughborough University London
2024/25 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.

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


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.

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

Current research within the Institute focuses on:

  • Human Behaviour Analysis
  • Sports Analytics
  • Intelligent and Autonomous Mobility
  • Market Intelligence and Personalised E-Commerce
  • Advanced 5G Applications
  • Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security

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!


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.