Institute for Media and Creative Industries

This Institute for Media and Creative Industries is dedicated to sharing critical understandings and developments of the media and creative industries, along with insights into the broader economic, social, and political issues facing each area.

London is one of the world's principal hubs for media and communicaion, and is the primary destination for many national and international agencies operating in the media and creative industries. Loughborough University London is located in East London, which is home to more artists, makers and creative start ups than anywhere else in Europe.

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Our research

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries boasts a talented, close-knit research community with a shared passion for the growth and impact of research on communication, media and technology. Our research focuses on four key pillars of media development and delivery:

  • Infrastructure
  • Labour
  • Output
  • Audiences
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Master's degrees

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries provides students with a critical understanding of how the media and creative industries work, along with insights into the broader economic, social, and political issues facing this rapidly developing global sector.

PhD and MPhil degrees

The Institute maintains a strong research interest in the relationships between media and communication and technological, social and cultural change. Students who decide to undertake an MPhil or PhD programme with the Institute for Media and Creative Industries will have the opportunity to work with top researchers and industry leaders, and gain first-hand experience of real life problem-solving. 

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