Communication, Culture and Media
The team in Communication, Culture and Media (CCM) enjoys an international reputation in research. By combining a dynamic research culture with a commitment to innovative teaching, we offer a vibrant and stimulating environment for students and staff.
70% of CCM research was rated as world leading or of international excellence in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Research is organised within the Institute for Cultural Analysis, Nottingham (ICAn), which has a core membership of around 30, including six professors, and three post-doctoral fellows.
Our teaching expertise spans across media, cultural studies, social theory, linguistics and philosophy. Our diverse research specialisms shape and inform our teaching. Specialist areas include the following:
- food cultures
- popular music
- new media technologies
- media management
- British, European and World cinemas
- discourse analysis
- discursive psychology
- cultures of everyday life
- work and leisure
- philosophy of religion
- heritage and landscape
- environmental politics
- Chinese and Japanese culture
- DJ cultures.
Our successful new flagship degree in Media offers six pathways. These offer a unique blend of theoretical and practical opportunities. The pathways enable students to specialise in:
- media practices
- film and television
- journalism studies
- creative industries
- popular culture.
Within the School’s Joint Honours Humanities and Modern Languages Programmes, CCM offers five popular subjects. These are
- communication and society
- film and television.
We also run the highly successful MA in Media and Globalisation
If you have any queries about our courses, please contact the Admissions team on +44 (0)115 848 4200 or via Ask NTU for information on undergraduate or postgraduate courses.
Research is organised within the Institute for Cultural Analysis, Nottingham (ICAn). Their mission is the analysis of contemporary cultural phenomena, particularly within the contexts of:
- the globalisation process
- diasporic cultures
- the arts
- cinema and cultural industries
- emergent forms of identity
- discursive strategies
- the applications and implications of new media technologies
- new cultures of public life.
For staff members please see the academic staff section.
- MECCSA – Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association
- ECREA - European Communication Research and Education Association
- IAMCR - International Association for Media and Communication Research
- BAAL – British Association for Applied Linguistics
Professor Nahem Yousaf
Head of English, Communication and Media
School of Arts and Humanities
Email: Nahem Yousaf
Title: Media Technology: Critical Perspectives
Author: Van Loon, Joost
Publisher: Open University Press (Milton Keynes)
Title: The Culture of Speed. The Coming of Immediacy
Author: Tomlinson, John
Publisher: Sage (London)
Title: Transnational Lives and the Media: Re-imagining Diaspora
Author: Bailey, Olga, Georgiou, M and Harindranath R (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Title: Food and Cultural Studies
Author: Hollows, Joanne, Jones, Steve and Taylor, Ben (with Ashley, B)
Publisher: Routledge (London)
Title: New Perspectives on Language and Sexual Identity
Author: Morrish, Liz and Sauntson, Helen