Research course

Communication and Media Studies

Institution
Loughborough University · Department of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent. Applicants without a postgraduate qualification will be required to complete research training in tandem with their research.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The School of Social Sciences has long been recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for our cutting-edge interdisciplinary work.

The Communication and Media study area provides training in digital culture, media and communications and Loughborough is home to world-leading, original and internationally-excellent research in this field.

We are ranked in the world top 50 for Communication and Media Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018) and are home to the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture.

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

The School is home to a lively community of 110 postgraduates working closely with 80 specialist supervisors who conduct research at the cutting-edge of developments in their fields.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • 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

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
PGEnquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1509 223879