Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification 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


Course content

Our MRes in Media and Creative Industries gives you the opportunity to develop your critical thinking and analytic abilities to prepare you for a career as a researcher.

Studying an MRes with the Institute for Media and Creative Industries will give you a fascinating introduction into the life of a postgraduate researcher. Alongside traditional postgraduate teaching of the discipline, our MRes in Media and Creative Industries has been carefully designed to also incorporate rigorous research and analytical training, to prepare you for a postgraduate research degree or high-level researcher position within your chosen sector or field.
You will acquire in-depth training in the conduct and management of research, from its inception to its completion and dissemination. This will enable you to explore and reflect on your developing research skills in the context of your research interests.

Information for international students

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Further information is available on the Loughborough University website.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for further information about fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3818 0777