World leading research reputation
2nd in the UK for Research Intensity in Communication, Culture & Media Studies. 6th in the UK for Research Impact in Social Work and Social Policy REF 2014
QS World University Rankings
Communication and Media Studies is 43rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings by subject. Read more
Great graduate prospects
96% of our 2014 graduates in work or further study after six months (of those available).
DLHE 2014 Read more
League table success
The 2016 Complete University Guide, April 2015 has ranked Communication and Media Studies as 2nd in the United Kingdom, with Sociology up to 9th, Social Policy up to 16th and Psychology up to 24th. 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.