Taught course

Social Science Research (Communication and Media)

Institution
Loughborough University · Department of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum of an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a wide range of subjects. In exceptional circumstances an applicant may be admitted to the degree who does not possess the requirements mentioned, but who has substantial relevant work experience.

Months of entry

October

Course content

MSc degree is designed for students interested in pursuing a research career in communication and media in both academia and industry.

This programme provides an opportunity to develop specialised research methods skills in communication and media in an internationally renowned department, as well as a comprehensive overview of the key methodological and philosophical debates that currently shape social sciences.

The school is also home to the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) which was established in 1991. The centre has since grown to be one of the largest of its kind in the UK. Core themes include: Culture, Economy, and Policy; Interaction and Discourse; Media, Memory, and History; Nations, Migrants, and Citizenship; Political Communication; Social, Political, and Cultural Theory.

The School of Social, Political, and Geographical Sciences is a stimulating environment in which to pursue a postgraduate degree. It fosters interdisciplinary research and collaboration and it is internationally renowned for its research into communication and media studies.

Information for international students

Information for international students.

Fees and funding

Information on fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
PG Taught Admissions
Email
pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 222496