Research course

Communication and Media

Loughborough University · Communication and Media

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant subject.

Applicants without a postgraduate qualification will be required to complete research training in tandem with their PhD.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities is recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for our cutting-edge interdisciplinary work. Loughborough is home to world-leading research in communication and media and has connections with a wide range of public and third sector bodies, including BBC Trust, Metropolitan Police, the Electoral Commission, the College of Mediators and the Department of Health.

The Communication and Media division is home to a lively community of postgraduates working closely with specialist supervisors who conduct research at the cutting-edge of developments in their field.

Our 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.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

UK students
Dependent on start date. Please see website
International students
Dependent on start date. Please see website

Please see our website for a list of research degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 228901