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.
1st for Communication & Media
Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019, 2020
100% of recent graduates in work or study
Top 5 in the UK for overall satisfaction in Media Studies
90% of research rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'
Top 50 in the World for Communication and Media
QS World University Rankings 2019
5th in the world for research influence in Communication and Media
Citations, QS World University Rankings 2019
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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Coronavirus reveals how important the nation is to our daily lives
The coronavirus pandemic cuts across borders, cultures and political systems. As the virus spread across the planet, global institutions such as the World Health Organization (WHO) called for worldwide solidarity, arguing that “we’re all in this together and we can only stop it together”.
Our academic staff are highly engaged in the most significant global scholarly networks. Learn about their research and teaching specialisms.