LSE’s Department of Media and Communications is a world-leading centre for education and research at the heart of LSE’s academic community. The Department ranked 1st in the UK and 3rd globally in its field in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
The Department conducts critical and empirical research into the central role of media and communications within contemporary society. One of its primary aims is to conduct research that impacts on the strategies and practices of the media and communications industry, government policy makers and the third sector.
Students will study with internationally-recognised researchers with diverse expertise in media and communications, politics and democracy, regulation and policy, technological change, audiences and literacies, as well as globalisation and culture. Exposed to cutting-edge research, students will engage in a diverse, multidisciplinary approach to theoretical developments and debates in the field.