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Research degrees

Join our supportive research community, immerse yourself in a topic you’re passionate about and contribute an original piece of research to the field of media and communication.

As a postgraduate researcher in our School, you’ll work closely with your supervisor to answer some of the most pressing questions facing societies today. Explore our research areas and find a supervisor who might be able to support you throughout your research and help you get to the next stage in your career.


in the UK for research power in media and communication

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Ysabel Gerrard
"The School of Media and Communication is fantastic with a rich and inspiring research culture, and plenty of opportunities for research collaboration, teaching and mentorship, which made it a natural and easy choice for me."