Communication and Media Studies

REF 2014

  • Northumbria has been ranked in the UK top 20 for the quality of research outputs in communication, cultural and media studies.

  • 70% of Northumbria’s research in Communication, Cultural and Media Studies is rated as being either world leading or internationally excellent.

Northumbria University offers a wide range of Media and Communication courses for you to explore. By studying at Northumbria, you can gain a comprehensive understanding of media theory, develop practical skills, and explore emerging trends in the industry. With experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, Northumbria University equips you with the knowledge and expertise needed to thrive in a diverse range of media and communication careers.

Our researchers in this area combine their expertise in established strengths - notably in film and television research - with more newly developed areas in journalism  practice and cultural histories and practices.