Loughborough University recognises a wide range of first degrees from the UK, Republic of Ireland and universities around the world.
For some programmes Loughborough University-approved academic requirements for corporate membership of a British chartered professional institution are also acceptable.
All applicants must have an acceptable qualification in English language before they can be admitted to any postgraduate programme.
Below are the main English language qualifications acceptable for entry to the University (these are the minimum and some departments may require higher levels):
- GCSE English language – Grade C or above
- IELTS – band 6.5 or above with not less than 6.0 in each sub test
- TOEFL, including the Tests in Written and Spoken Practice – minimum score of 100 (Internet-based test) with a minimum of 20 in each sub-test
See a list of all acceptable English language qualifications at www.lboro.ac.uk/englishlang
Students who have not achieved the minimum English language requirements may, at the discretion of individual schools and departments, be admitted onto a Pre-sessional English Language programme as an alternative way to satisfy the requirements.
The University believes that it is very important for international students to attend a Pre-sessional Course as it enables them to work much more effectively when their academic courses begin.
For more information about our English language and study skills programmes, please visit www.lboro.ac.uk/elss
Further information on taught programmes
Contact the department or the Postgraduate Taught Admissions Office:
Telephone: +44 (0)1509 222496
Fax: +44 (0)1509 223977
Further information on research programmes
Contact the department or the Research Student Office:
Telephone: +44 (0)1509 222473
Fax: +44 (0)1509 223938