Loughborough University

Loughborough University Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK

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Postgraduate funding opportunities at Loughborough University

Loughborough is an internationally renowned university, offering an exciting range of taught and research opportunities. Our graduates are recognised by employers as gaining skills, knowledge and experience that are invaluable to the workplace.

Industry and research-led teaching

Our research and teaching are integrated at every opportunity to provide the highest quality learning experience. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (2021), 91% of our research was classed as ‘world-leading or internationally excellent’, and our teaching has consistently been rated as excellent in independent assessments.

We use our superb links to industry, commerce and the professions to design programmes that offer you the knowledge, skills and experiences craved by businesses and organisations across a range of different sectors.

A variety of master’s degrees

With more than 120 master’s programmes, we offer an excellent choice for anyone looking to pursue their studies and further their career. The majority of our programmes are available on a full- or part-time basis and selected courses can be studied via a combination of distance and on campus learning.

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An outstanding student experience

Every Loughborough student is supported to fulfil their personal and professional goals while studying with us. An exciting variety of opportunities is made available through careers and entrepreneurial support services, placement and part-time work opportunities, access to unrivalled sporting facilities, and the chance to develop transferable skills through volunteering, student representation and other extracurricular activities.

Our students’ welfare is extremely important to us and we deliver support through academic, guidance and welfare services.

Two stunning locations

Between them, our Loughborough and London campuses are home to more than 19,400 students from over 140 countries.

Our superb 523-acre Loughborough campus is located in the East Midlands, in the heart of the country. Green spaces, world-class sports venues and excellent academic facilities combine to make our campus a safe, welcoming place with a real sense of community. The vibrant market town of Loughborough is a short walk from campus and offers a range of amenities, including shops, restaurants, markets and cinemas.


Loughborough University London is an inspiring postgraduate campus based on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the East of the capital. 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.

Both campuses have excellent transport links, creating plenty of opportunities for domestic and international travel.


Our recent achievements

  • Consistently ranked as a UK top 10 university by the Complete University Guide 2017-23
  • 1st in the UK for Employer-Student Connections – QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022
  • 1st in the UK for facilities – WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2023
  • University of the Year for Sport – The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2022
  • 91% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021)
  • Awarded 7 Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Academic Excellence
  • Ranked 5* for Innovation – QS Stars Rating System 2020
  • Consistently ranked as Best in the World for Sports-Related Subjects – QS World University Rankings 2017-23

Fees and funding

The costs attached to a master’s degree are tuition fees, which vary from course to course, and accommodation and daily living costs. Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services.

Eligible students can apply for one of our bursaries or scholarships. More information can be found in the fees and funding section of our website, along with details of the other types of funding available.

How to apply

Applications for master’s degrees are submitted via our online portal. The majority of our courses are October entry but some also have January entry.

As part of the application process, we will also ask for documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references, which can all be submitted online.

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