We live in an era of rapid social, cultural, and technological change. The skills and analytical techniques of Communication and Media graduates are in high demand in a wide range of public and private sector settings. Our researchers have built a curriculum in Communication and Media that is truly up-to-date and reflects the most recent innovations in the discipline, and the teaching we offer is of the highest quality.

We enjoy an international reputation for research excellence, teaching quality, and the outstanding facilities at Loughborough’s beautiful, expansive, and well-equipped campus. You will benefit from our unique connections with the communication and media sector and our reputation for socially relevant, evidence-based, research that has real impact on public knowledge.

Your course will be enhanced by internationally renowned academics, guest speakers, and exciting placement opportunities in leading workplace settings. Consistently highly ranked at the top of multiple university league tables for many years, we offer you the chance to tailor your studies through wide-ranging optional modules that reflect the breadth of our teaching staff. And all based at a university that is also in the top ten in every national league table.

A Communication and Media degree from Loughborough gives you highly valued skills—the ability to use distinctive research methods, theories, and evidence to make sense of complex phenomena and a rapidly changing communication environment currently undergoing huge technological change.


in the UK for Communication and Media Studies

(Complete University Guide 2024)


in the UK for Communication and Media Studies

(Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)


in the UK for Communication and Media Studies

(Guardian University Guide 2024)


of media studies students were positive about the academic support on their course

National Student Survey 2023*

*based on data from the National Student Survey 2023. All underpinning survey responses that contribute to this can be found on the OfS website