Taught course

Social Science Research (Communication and Media)

Institution
Loughborough University · Social and Policy Studies
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a wide range of subjects.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), our prestigious Social Science Research (Communication and Media) MSc degree is designed for students interested in pursuing a research career in communication and media in both academia and industry.

An MSc in Social Science Research 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; Language and Social Interaction; Media, Memory, and History; Nations, Migrants, and Citizenship; Political Communication; Social, Political, and Cultural Theory.

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities 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.

Who should study this programme?

  • Individuals wishing to pursue a career in academia
  • Communication and media practitioners, who wish to both develop and strengthen their applied research skills
  • Those wishing to conduct research in non-academic public and private sector roles

Information for international students

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/international-students/

Fees and funding

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 223365