School of Media and Communication

22nd in the world for communication and media studies

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

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School of Media and Communication

From political campaigns and international affairs to popular culture and social networking, communication and the media are at the centre of everyday life. We cannot fully understand modern societies without understanding media and communication.

Our degrees examine how people share knowledge, values and beliefs through television, journalism, film, online media and beyond.

Studying with us

Our students explore the role of media in politics, popular culture, society and everyday life, developing critical thinking and creative skills. We offer degrees that emphasise choice and opportunity, allowing you to tailor your degree to your own strengths and interests.

Our undergraduate degree courses combine strengths in communication and media research with the teaching of communication history, theory and practical skills.

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Our Masters degrees are designed to provide you with comprehensive knowledge that is based on both strong theoretical grounding and professional experience.

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Studying for a PhD allows you to explore a subject that fascinates you in great depth and make a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.

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3rd

in the UK for communication and media studies

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

2nd

in the UK for communication and media studies

The Complete University Guide 2020

3rd

in the UK for research power in media and communication

Research Excellence Framework 2014