Loughborough University

Epinal Way, Loughborough

  • #=256 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 17,267Total Students
  • 1,416Faculty
  • 4,099Int'l Students

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We offer a range of postgraduate qualifications at our Loughborough and London campuses, including taught master’s programmes and doctoral qualifications.

Taught programmes:

Our taught programmes include postgraduate certificates (PGCert) worth 120 credits, postgraduate diplomas (PGDip) worth 150 credits and 180 credit master’s degrees such as MSc, MA and MBA qualifications where you will complete a final research or a work-based project.

Research programmes:

We offer a wide range of doctoral qualifications across our schools, departments and institutes. These include:

  • PhD
  • EngD
  • PhD by Practice
  • PhD in Creative Writing


A PhD or EngD is the highest academic qualification that you can achieve. Your research must make a significant, original contribution to new knowledge, building on your critical appreciation of existing knowledge of the subject.

For more information on all our postgraduate degrees both in Loughborough and London, visit our postgraduate study pages.

About

We offer a range of postgraduate qualifications at our Loughborough and London campuses, including taught master’s programmes and doctoral qualifications.

Taught programmes:

Our taught programmes include postgraduate certificates (PGCert) worth 120 credits, postgraduate diplomas (PGDip) worth 150 credits and 180 credit master’s degrees such as MSc, MA and MBA qualifications where you will complete a final research or a work-based project.

Research programmes:

We offer a wide range of doctoral qualifications across our schools, departments and institutes. These include:

  • PhD
  • EngD
  • PhD by Practice
  • PhD in Creative Writing


A PhD or EngD is the highest academic qualification that you can achieve. Your research must make a significant, original contribution to new knowledge, building on your critical appreciation of existing knowledge of the subject.

For more information on all our postgraduate degrees both in Loughborough and London, visit our postgraduate study pages.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #242
  • 2014
    #=244
  • 2015
    #=265
  • 2016
    #228
  • 2017
    #237
  • 2018
    #234
  • 2019
    #=218
  • 2020
    #222
  • 2021
    #226
  • 2022
    #231
  • 2023
    #=256

Ranking criteria

38.1
Overall
29.9
Academic Reputation
65.9
Employer Reputation
22.2
Faculty Student Ratio
37.7
Citations per Faculty
84.3
International Faculty Ratio
63.7
International Students Ratio
88.2
International Research Network
25.6
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
17,267

19%
81%

International students
4,099

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
1,416

455
961

Total students
17,267

19%
81%

International students
4,099

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
1,416

961
455
2022
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Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

Campus locations

Loughborough University,

Epinal Way , Loughborough , United Kingdom , LE11 3TU

Loughborough University London,

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Broadcast Centre , London , United Kingdom , E20 3BS

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