Loughborough University

62 nd
Young University Rankings 2016
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Epinal Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, United Kingdom

Sports Technology

Loughborough University has an outstanding reputation for Sports Science and Engineering and has developed a synergy of disciplines required to deliver a course in Sports Technology in our dedicated Sports Technology Institute. The BSc and BSc (DIS) degree 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 courses offer module choices in the third academic year. Modules are supported by project work, tutorials and computer workshops. The first two years of the course provide you with sports equipment design and technology studies, combined with a foundation of technology theory and practice.