Academic Courses at Loughborough University
Remember that entry to all MCCUs requires that applicants satisfy the entry requirements of the courses they wish to study. Click here to go to the Loughborough University’s on-line academic programme and admissions information. Specific queries about the courses which applicants wish to study should be directed to the Admissions Dept or to individual Academic Departments. Queries about the entry requirements for the Loughborough MCCU and integrating these with the Academic requirements may be made to Loughborough’s Cricket Performance Manager, who also acts as an Academic Mentor to the MCCU squad.
Loughborough University is particularly well regarded by major employers and is regularly within the top ten institutions nationally for graduate employment. In support of its students, Loughborough has a range of highly regarded support services, including its Students Union, Student Counselling Service, Careers Advisory Service, and the country’s largest Sports Scholarship Scheme.
Foundation Degree in Sports Science (C600)
Foundation Degree in Sports Science, Sports Development and Management
Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching (CX61)
The above courses are initially for a period of 2 years with two options for the final year
1) Apply to transfer to University School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
2) Apply to the BSc (Hons) In Applied Sports Science (Top-Up-Degree) at the
To apply for option 1) you need to achieve an average of 55% in Year 1 of your studies
and 65% in Year 2 across your modules when applying to the School of Sport and
Exercise Science to complete the Degree programme at the University. Several students
have successfully transferred to the University’s Degree programme. Alternatively you can
continue at Loughborough College, option 2) on the BSc (Hons) in Applied Sports Science
known as the Top-Up Degree with an average of 55% in your second year modules.
At the end of your course of study at Loughborough College you will receive a recognised
BSc (Hons) qualification validated by Loughborough University.
For many years Loughborough College students have been integrated as part of the
Loughborough Students Union. Therefore students enrolled on the above courses are
eligible to join the Athletic Union clubs and currently these courses also allow students to
represent the Loughborough University sports teams in BUSA competitions and at the
World Student Games
We have had several students who have represented the University teams from these
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey (Athletics), EuropeanU23 100m Champion (2009), World Championships 4x100m Relay Bronze (2009).
Lloyd Gumbs (Athletics), European U23 400m Hurdles Champion (2009).
Charlie Matthews (Rugby), England U20 Squad (2010).
Martin Rooney (Athletics), Olympic 400m finalist (2008), World Championships
Silver Medallist 4x400m Re lay (2009).
Liam Tancock (Swimming), World Champion, 50m Backstroke (2009).
If you would like to find out more about these courses, log on to www.loucoll.ac.uk (click on courses) or contact:
Performance Sport Administrators
Sports Development Centre
Sir John Beckwith Centre for Sport
Team Leader Higher Education Sport
Tel: 01509 515411