Communication and Media

Communication and Media at Loughborough has long been recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for its cutting-edge interdisciplinary work.

Why choose to study communication and media with us?

Our Communication and Media studies subject area offers a rich variety of taught postgraduate master’s programmes relating to media, communication and culture.

We have a leading reputation

1st in the UK for Communications and Media Studies (Times Good University Guide 2019)
Top 50 in the World for Communication and Media Studies (QS World Rankings 2018)
Top 100 in the World for Social Sciences (THE World Rankings 2018)

This is reflected in every single one of our degrees

...and research opportunities

Loughborough is home to world-leading, original and internationally-excellent research in media studies, communication, and social psychology.

You'll be immersed into a rich learning environment

The courses within our communication and media studies subject area are delivered by an internationally-renowned interdisciplinary team, through the use of contemporary case studies and research-informed applied teaching and learning. These courses provide training in media and communication, digital culture, sociological and anthropological theory, as well as quantitative and qualitative methods.

We work closely with lots of public and third sector bodies

Communication and Media staff work with a wide range of public and third sector bodies (eg BBC Trust, Metropolitan Police, the Electoral Commission, the College of Mediators, and the Department of Health).

...which has helped our graduates to go on to do great things

Media and Communication graduates have gone on to work in industries including television, marketing, academia and publishing. They work for companies and organisations such as China Development Research Foundation, Elsevier Ltd, Image Line Communication, Institute of Psychiatry, Metropolitan Police Service, Oxfam, and X-Pert Med GmbH.