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
We are enormously pleased with our success in the 2017 Complete University Guide. Communication and Media Studies came 2nd nationally, Sociology 9th, Social Policy 14th, and Psychology 25th. 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.