Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies

Postgraduate taught

In the School of Social Sciences we offer a rich variety of taught postgraduate masters programmes in Media, Communication and culture. The courses are delivered by an internationally renowned interdisciplinary team, through the use of contemporary case studies and research-informed applied teaching and learning.

The courses provide training in media, communications, digital culture, sociological, anthropological, theory, as well as quantitative and qualitative methods. They prepare our graduates for future careers in broadcast media, journalism, online media, public relations, advertising, marketing, and publishing as well as providing an excellent platform for those who wish to go on to further academic study.

Study with us because


    Top 50 in the world for Communication and Media Studies fort the last 5 years (2013-2017)
    39th in the world, 7th in Europe, 5th in the UK
    (QS World University Rankings, 2017)

    1st in the UK for Communication and Media Studies
    (Times Good University Guide 2017 and Guardian University Guide 2017)


    90% of our Research is World-Leading or Internationally Excellent
    (REF 2014)

    2nd in the UK for Research Intensity
    (Times Higher Education 2014)

Further information in the prospectus