Department of Media and Communications
London School of Economics & Political Science
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The Department of Media and Communications is a leading centre in the field of media and communications, renowned nationally and internationally for its high quality original research and our teaching excellence. We encompass diverse social scientific approaches to media and communications, offering interdisciplinary graduate teaching to an international body of students through the delivery of a range of specialist programmes at Master's level and doctoral research training. 

MPhil/PhD Media & Communications

MPhil/PhD New Media, Innovation & Literacy

MPhil/PhD Visiting Research Student 

We build on LSE's commitment to connecting theory with empirical research and practical or policy applications. Located at the heart of one of the world's media capitals, we sustain excellent links with media and communications industries and policy makers. Students are encouraged to read widely, to engage critically with challenging ideas and to undertake independent empirical research.