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Sports Technology (with placement year) MEng (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Sports Technology combines the excellence of both Sports Science and Technology. Focusing upon the design and manufacture of sports equipment, this course covers industrial design, human factors and marketing for the sports equipment sector.Worth over £3bn a year in the UK alone, the sports equipment market is buoyant and growing. Participation in sport continues to expand around the world, and in the UK approximately 64% of the population take some form of exercise. As the sector expands, more resources are allocated to research and development in order to deliver new and more innovative products.The IED and IET accredited MEng courses are intended for students wishing to pursue a career in the expanding sports-related industry sector. The courses are broad based and cover Sports Science, Design, Technology and Engineering Science.Major themes focus on sports equipment and facilities, the design of sports equipment, the use of materials in equipment design, methods of manufacture, the role of computer aided design, ergonomic aspects in sports equipment design, biomechanics, sports physiology, evaluation and testing of sports equipment and business studies for the sports industry.The first two years of the MEng Sports Technology course provide you with sports equipment design and technology studies, combined with a foundation of technology theory and practice. The courses offer module choices in the third and fourth academic year. Modules are supported by project work, tutorials and computer workshops.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

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

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    154 77%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    25th

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