Media and Communication at Leicester

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One of the UK’s leading centres for research and teaching in media, communication and culture, the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2016. The department is one of the first of its kind and among the largest media departments in the country today.

In July 2016 the Department of Media and Communication will host the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research. Over 1,200 delegates from across the world are expected to attend 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”. The department is also ranked 13th in the Complete University guide with an overall score of 95.1%.

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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