Love maths? You'll love Loughborough University.

About Loughborough University

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If you love maths, you'll love the range of courses we offer at Loughborough University.

We are one of the UK's leading universities and in the top 13 of all major UK league tables. Voted WhatUni University of the Year 2015 and the best student experience in the country for six consecutive years we offer a really friendly and supportive environment, that enables our students to be the very best they can be, in whatever they do.

Engineering at Loughborough

If you enjoy maths, science and technology subjects and have an appetite for problem solving, a career in engineering may be the perfect choice for you.

Amazing opportunities will be open to you; engineers save lives, lead major technological breakthroughs, manage some of the world's biggest projects and shape the future of society.

Due to their unique skills, engineers are the top earners in terms of starting salaries alongside graduates from medicine and dentistry. Chartered Engineers can expect to earn in excess of £50,000 per year.

With many of our courses in the UK top 10 we are one of the best places to study engineering.

  • The UK's leading university for engineering placements
    If you're looking to gain hand-on experience at some of the world's top companies we are the place for you. We offer paid placements on all our engineering courses and have over 45% more students on placement than any other UK university (2014/15 HESA UG Student Record). See our latest student video placements.
  • £27,000 average graduate starting salary*
    Major employers target our graduates because of their unique combination of transferable skills and technical knowledge. Our graduates work across the globe at companies including Airbus, Balfour Beatty, GlaxoSmithKline, Rolls-Royce, Microsoft, and McLaren.
  • Winner of 4 Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Engineering and Technology
    The most prestigious form of recognition open to a university or college. Many of our expert team of researchers are involved with teaching our courses ensuring our courses contain cutting edge material.

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*of those available for work or study 6 months after graduation (salary based on mean salary) - DLHE 2014

Maths at Loughborough

The Department of Mathematical Sciences strives to train mathematically gifted graduates for a wide variety of careers across sectors, from finance and management to IT and teaching. We work hard to open up the many facets of this stimulating subject and equip students with the key numerical skills, logical thinking and analytical abilities valued in all kinds of industries.

We offer year-long professional placements on all our mathematics degrees and our enviable industry connections provide excellent opportunities to gain work experience with household names like IBM, Lloyds TSB, Disney and Rolls-Royce, whilst opening up exciting future career prospects.

  • Career prospects
    94% of our employed graduates in professional/managerial roles within six months of graduation (DLHE 2014).
  • A respected leader in maths education support
    Loughborough University is the home of the award-winning Mathematics Learning Support Centre.

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Physics at Loughborough

At Loughborough we aim to take your students' natural enthusiasm for physics and inspire them to delve deeper into this constantly advancing discipline.

Highly ranked in the National Student Survey, the Department gives students the chance to learn from teaching staff that are active in cutting edge international research at the forefront of technological developments. Paid placements with the world's top companies are available on all our courses and our students have gone on to pursue rewarding careers with companies such as Dyson, Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems.

The University offers excellent study facilities, including its own campus observatory.

  • A great place to study
    UK Top 10 for overall satisfaction in Physics (National Student Survey 2015, based on mean score, Physics and Astronomy).
  • Excellent employability
    95% of our employed graduates in professional/managerial roles within six months of graduation (DLHE 2014)..

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Chemistry at Loughborough

Loughborough's Department of Chemistry provides students with a stimulating and supportive learning environment that has made it number one for Overall Student Satisfaction. At Loughborough University you will study the principles and applications of modern chemistry that underpin many important UK industries with an emphasis on hands-on laboratory work. The Department boasts excellent industry links and placement opportunities, and graduates have taken up positions with world-leading companies like GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer and 3M.

The University offers excellent study facilities, including its own campus observatory.

  • 1st in the UK for overall satisfaction in Chemistry
    And first in the UK across all measures of satisfaction in the National Student Survey.
  • Ranked 6th for Chemistry
    in The Guardian University League Table 2016.

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Computer Science at Loughborough

Founded in 1974, the Department of Computer Science is one of the most well-established university computing departments in the UK with a long track record of developing skilled and highly employable graduates, as well as a reputation for cutting edge research and industry engagement.

Committed to providing the best teaching and learning environment, our students benefit not only from excellent facilities and the cutting edge research carried out by staff, but from our enviable international industry links. These links with industry ensure the Department of Computer Science sits at the forefront of technological development - and also provide early opportunities for students to secure employment.

The University offers excellent study facilities, including its own campus observatory.

  • 94% of our graduates in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation
    The employment level of our graduates is consistently higher than the national average - with an average starting salary of £27,000 (within six months of graduation, DLHE 2014).
  • Highly rated in the National Student Survey
    Joint 1st in England for learning resources in Computer Science (with Cambridge and Imperial), and Top 3 in England for 'overall satisfaction' and 'assessment and feedback' (National Student Survey 2015).

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