Loughborough is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching and strong links with industry. It is also the country’s premier university for sport, with an outstanding record of achievement in performance at every level and in sport’s underpinning academic disciplines of exercise and health sciences.
Loughborough University has 20 academic departments:
Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Business and Economics
Civil and Building Engineering
Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
English, Drama and Publishing
Mathematics Education Centre
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Politics, History and International Relations
Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Known for the relevance of its work, Loughborough undertakes research that is driven by society’s need to address real-life issues. It contributes at the very highest levels to new knowledge and understanding, helping business and industry to compete more effectively, shaping public policy and ultimately helping to improve the quality of people’s lives. In recognition of its research contribution, the University has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.
Such pioneering research and enterprise are integrated with teaching at every opportunity to provide the very best learning experience for the University’s students. This high quality education, coupled with an excellent wider experience, enables Loughborough students to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities required by employers.
In 2015 the University opened an additional academic campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Loughborough University London offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities, in disciplines including business and management, media and communications, digital technologies and sport.