League table success
2nd in the UK for Social Policy and Administration, 8th in the UK for Media Studies.
Guardian University Guide 2015 also Ranked 2nd for Sociology
The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
QS World University Rankings
Communication and Media Studies is 47th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by subject. Read more
Great graduate prospects
90% of our 2013 graduates in work or further study after six months (of those available).
DLHE 2013 Read more
World leading research
The Department carries out world-leading research of exceptional quality, ranking 5th in the UK in the latest RAE exercise. Read more
The Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University is a vibrant home for interdisciplinary scholarship bringing together media and communications, criminology and social policy, sociology and social psychology.