Communication and Media
The analysis of communication and media is essential for making sense of how power and influence work in today’s complex, turbulent world. We invite you to study in our world-leading community. Part of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
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100% of recent graduates in work or study
90% of research rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'
1st in the UK for Communication and Media
Complete University Guide 2021
Communication and Media is a classic social science subject with profound relevance for today’s societies. At Loughborough we have a long and distinguished track record of research excellence and impact on public knowledge and debate at the global level.
Our approach is wide-ranging, encompassing research expertise in culture, economy, and policy; interaction and discourse; media, memory and history; political communication; and nations and migration, among other topics. Our research ranks 5th in the world for its influence on global scholarly research (QS World Rankings, 2019).
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Loughborough expert working with journalists to improve the quality of US Election coverage
The upcoming US Presidential election poses unprecedented challenges to journalists in the States and around the globe. To help ensure quality coverage, more than 60 experts in journalism, political communication and political science have come together to produce a white paper that aims to help newsrooms cover the election with evidence-based best practices.
Our academic staff are highly engaged in the most significant global scholarly networks. Learn about their research and teaching specialisms.