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Andrew Branch

Senior Lecturer

Media and Communication

Department of Media , School Of Arts And Creative Industries

Programme Development and Enhancement Lead, Department of Media

Co-director Cultural Engine Research Group (CERG)

Course Leader MA Media and Communication Industries


  • PhD in Cultural Studies (bursary funded), University of East London, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2010. Thesis title: Social Mobility, Masculinity and Popular Music, Supervisors: Prof Mica Nava, Dr Jeremy Gilbert, Dr Tim Lawrence
  • MA Media and Communication, with distinction, Goldsmiths College, University of London, 2005
  • BA(Hons) Communication Studies, 1st class, Nottingham Polytechnic, CNAA, 1992

Areas Of Interest

  • Pierre Bourdieu’s relational sociology
  • communication industries/creative industries/media industries
  • popular music studies
  • social class and educational experience