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Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,195 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 67%
  • Part Time 33%

Domicile

  • UK 48%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 44%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 70 975 1045
Sports Science 130 225 355
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 75 200 275
Mechanical Engineering 105 170 270
Education 0 245 245
Art & Design 85 125 210
Materials Technology 40 105 145
Politics 30 110 140
Accounting & Finance 0 130 130
Communication & Media Studies 15 115 130
Civil Engineering 55 50 105
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 55 45 105
Mathematics 45 55 100
Chemistry 45 35 85
Computer Science 35 45 80
Building 0 80 80
General Engineering 20 60 75
Chemical Engineering 55 20 75
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 50 55
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 50 5 55
Librarianship & Information Management 10 45 55
Geography & Environmental Science 35 10 40
Psychology 10 30 40
Marketing 0 40 40
English 15 25 40
Economics 15 20 35
Physics & Astronomy 15 10 30
Sociology 15 0 15
Medical Technology 0 10 10
Anatomy & Physiology 0 10 10
Architecture 0 10 10
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 7,750
Mixed -
Laboratory 9,500
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Loughborough offers a fully-funded PhD studentship, covering the cost of tuition fees; in addition, there is a substantial tax-free stipend for living costs. Please refer to the university website for further details.
  • The university is home to a research council-funded Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), offering a unique and enhanced experience for doctoral researchers. CDTs are centres in universities, or groups of universities, where research students undertake PhD or EngD study funded and supported by the NERC, ESRC and AHRC funding councils.
  • A variety of school and departmental scholarships and bursaries are offered to students with outstanding academic achievement. Please refer to the university website for details of other funding opportunities for UK/EU and international students wishing to study taught and research programmes.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Where students live and who they live with will create some of the best memories of their university career. Loughborough has four self-catered halls of residence available to postgraduate students, offering competitive rents and a friendly and supportive community spirit.
  • Accommodation is available either on, or a short walk from, campus, and rooms are let on a 50-week basis.