Media and Communication at Leicester

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We are one of the UK’s leading centres for research and teaching in media, communication and culture. In 2016 Media and Communication at Leicester celebrates 50 years of media research. We are one of the largest academic communities focusing on media and communication in the UK today.

In July 2016 we hosted the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research. Over 1,200 delegates from across the world attended this prestigious event.

Following the conclusion of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the department placed 15th overall for media research in the country, with 82% of research articles and books being rated as “world leading” or “internationally excellent”. We are also ranked 13th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2017 with an overall score of 95.1%.

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Media and Communication
University of Leicester
Bankfield House
132 New Walk
United Kingdom

Campus based courses
T: +44(0)116 252 3863

Distance Learning Courses
T: 0116 252 3755

Research degrees (campus-based and distance learning courses)
T: +44(0)116 252 2785


The School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester are inviting applications from students for the 2017 AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership. The deadline for M3C funding applications is 16 January 2017.

For full details of eligibility, funding, proposal-writing workshops and research supervision areas please visit our Midlands3Cities webpage.

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