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.


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.

We Are Global

Living in the 21st Century, the world is getting smaller and becoming more connected every day. At Northumbria University we recognise and respond to this fast paced, dynamic world and are operating on a global scale more than ever before.