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
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
League table success
2nd in the UK for Social Policy and Administration, 8th in the UK for Media Studies. Guardian University Guide 2015 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.