Taught course

Public Relations

Institution
Birmingham City University · Birmingham School of Media
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least an upper second class first degree (or equivalent), or have considerable experience in a related field and be able to demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. Good spoken and written English are vital. IELTS level 6.5 is a minimum. Applicants should have sound academic skills (research, writing, presentation), an interest in ideas and their application, as well as some basic competence in IT skills (word-processing, internet activities etc). Above all, applicants need to have an inquiring mind, an aptitude for research, sharing and communicating ideas, and a desire to develop as an independent and self-motivated thinker.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Public Relations is taught jointly by two departments within the University: Birmingham School of Media and Birmingham City Business School. This reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the public relations profession today and provides a study programme that meets the needs of the global PR industry. Whether your background and interest is in marketing or media, here is an ideal environment to gain a well-rounded understanding of PR and develop the wide range of skills needed to build a successful career in PR.

You will study the core modules:

PR Context and Critique

Option module

PR Strategies and Practice

Production Lab or Research Methods

MA by practice or Dissertation

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Media Admissions
Email
media.admissions@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 6618