Loughborough University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Communication and Media Studies (Research)

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Course summary

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 Study area 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.

Course details


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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4500 Year 1
Scotland £4500 Year 1
Wales £4500 Year 1
International £18100 Year 1

Additional fee information

The tuition fees shown are for new students commencing the first year of study in the specified year only. Fees are reviewed annually and are likely to increase to take into account inflationary pressures. Part-time fees are charged at 50% of the full-time fee. If you are an international student considering part-time study, please contact [email protected] to discuss your eligibility.
Communication and Media Studies at Loughborough University - UCAS