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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL-21, OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Design at Loughborough has a strong, internationally recognised research community. We discover and develop new concepts and ideas in areas related to design, ergonomics and human factors

We have a thriving PhD population of around 60 full-time and part-time UK, EU and international research students. With a PhD you will become an expert in your field and successful PhD students typically go on to specialist positions in industry, a career in academia, work for consultancy companies or set up their own businesses.

Annually, we attract over £4 million in funding from external investors and businesses, helping us to undertake a number of research projects that have a real impact on the world around us.

Some PhD projects are advertised by the University; in other cases, applicants develop their own ideas and propose these as a potential PhD topic. In either case you will be supervised by staff who are internationally recognised as experts in their field.

You will be based within a specialist research group and will have access to the world-class facilities you need to complete your studies. The research groups provide an opportunity for you to share ideas with peers and staff working in similar areas, and obtain help and feedback as your project progresses.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    175 80%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    3rd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    45th

    17

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